Just before Easter, the market is flooded with creative products in the form of fancy Easter eggs. Easter eggs are often made on hard-boiled eggs as well as blown eggs. The blown eggs no doubt are fragile and need to be handled with care. For children, plastic Easter eggs are available in various colours and designs. Animal designs on Easter eggs with cotton balls, most are decorated with jewels, beads and ribbons. Easter eggs with interesting designs made with crayons and dye are quite in demand. There are also Easter eggs that bear messages on them.
Availability and Pricing in Bangalore, Kolkata and Mumbai
Easter eggs are available in select stores in major cities. In Bangalore, local chocolatiers are offering goodies basket containing spanning caramel in various flavours, chocolates made of Belgian cocoa and Easter eggs in cute animal designs. These are priced approximately between Rs. 1,500 to Rs. 3,000.
Kolkata offers an Easter bunny that weighs about 1.5 kg. It is made of Dark Belgian chocolate along with cocoa butter. The price is nearly Rs. 2,500.
Mumbai, a place where faces are always smiling, provides a wide variety of chocolates, gourmet cakes, Easter eggs and bunnies. Chocolate eggs that are handcrafted are made of white chocolate and dark chocolate. The gourmet cakes include varieties like moist carrot cake having vanilla bean frosting. The price of the total collection is about Rs. 3,200.
The capital comes with cold cheesecake in frost berry flavour and Easter eggs in dark and white chocolates and nougat. The collection also brings with it adorable chocolate bunnies, and the price of the total collection is around Rs. 3,000 with taxes.