Hop on over to one of Britain’s best-loved bakeriesfor showstopping centrepieces this Easter, including a smashable cake sure to bring the wow factor to your table. Available in-store and for nationwide delivery, ditch the hot-cross buns and plain chocolate eggs for handcrafted masterpieces sure to impress the whole family. Try the Easter Smash Cake (£49.95, serves 10 – 12) with three-layers of rich chocolate sponge with chocolate and fresh cream and have a crack at the eggs on top to reveal more eggs and beans inside. Alternatively, opt for the Easter Log Cake (£42.95, serves 10 – 12) featuring a rolled chocolate Genoese sponge with Swiss chocolate buttercream, adorned with chocolate eggs, edible bunnies and carrots.
Pleesecakes Easter Chuffles
If you’re looking for something unique to gift this Easter, add a pop of springtime colour to your Easter celebrations with Pleesecakes limited-edition Easter Chuffles (£24) – the perfect alternative to traditional Easter eggs. Featuring 24 bite-sized chocolate coated mini eggs filled with artisan cheesecake, flavours include Passionfruit; Lemon, Mint & Rhubarb; Praline; and Blueberry & Lemon. Available for nationwide delivery, wish family and friends a Happy Pleester in the sweetest way possible!
Pleesecakes Easter Bundles
Guaranteed to be a crowd-pleeser and ideal for spring picnics, order the Easter Pleesecakes Bundle (£32) with six handcrafted mini cheesecakes. The exclusive bundle contains two Carrot Cakes; two Zesty Nesty cheesecakes; and two Mississippi Mud Pies. There’s also an Easter Variety Bundle (£30), featuring one Easter Carrot Cake, one Zesty Nesty, one Mississippi Mud Pie, 12 Easter Chuffles and one Lemon & Raspberry tub of Freezecakes (the world’s first frozen scoopable cheesecake).
Pleesecakes’ Easter products are available to pre-order now and will be delivered between 6th April – 13th April. You can also collect from Pleesecakes HQ in Redhill, Surrey.
Heliot Steak House x Tom Hixson of Smithfield: Easter Butchers’ Box
Executive Chef of Heliot Steak House, Ioannis Grammenos, has joined forces with third-generation master butchers, Tom Hixson of Smithfield, on a limited edition premium fresh butchers’ box for Easter. The box includes a Black Label Argentine fillet from heritage Angus and Hereford breeds, Irish Kettyle bone marrow butter, and for a traditional Easter centrepiece, two free-range and grass-fed New Zealand (Lumina) lamb racks, reared on specially cultivated chicory and herb pastures. Also included are recipes from Chef Ioannis and wine pairing recommendations from Heliot Steak House’s Head of Wine and General Manager, Salvo Russo. Order by 12th April for Easter Weekend delivery nationwide.
£125 (RRP £148.65) per box
Perfect for gifting and celebrating this Easter, Hampshire winery Hattingley Valley’s award-winning Classic Reserve NV (£30) is pale gold in colour with delicate and fine long-lasting bubbles. Available to purchase on its own or in a stylish gift box, this perfectly balanced wine combines aromas of green apples with creamy nougat, freshly baked brioche and delicate toasted notes with palate notes of soft lemon sherbet, biscuit and subtle oak character. For a stunning sip to gift, or to enjoy with rich and buttery Easter seafood suppers and Sunday lunches, Hattingley Valley’s Reserve STILL Chardonnay (£25) is the perfect choice. Made from 100% Chardonnay grapes, this wine is bursting with pronounced aromas of ripe orchard fruits and is perfectly balanced by a creamy oak texture and natural bright acidity.
Mariage Frères: Easter Tea Collection
This year, wish loved ones a Joyeuses Pâque – Happy Easter! – with Mariage Frères’ Thé de Pâques® collection, specially designed to mark the holiday. Including Thé Rouge de Pâques® (Black Tea and Red Roobios), Thé Bleu de Pâques® (Blue Tea) and Thé Vert de Pâques® (Green Tea), expect subtle but indulgent notes of crème brûlée, citrus, and vanilla from this special three-piece tea collection, guaranteed to elevate any tea break or Easter afternoon tea spread. Available to buy online or in-store at King Street, Covent Garden. £25 for 80g.