The chocolate-lovers holiday is almost here and we have found the best treats to suit every budget.

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Fortnum & Mason's Hand Decorated White Chocolate Egg, 227g is gorgeous inside and out with refined flavours, delicate decoration and charming white chocolate shapes hidden inside. It would almost be too beautiful to eat if it wasn't so delicious, £39.95,

Looks: 10/10 Taste: 8/10 Value: 8/10 Originality: 9/10 TOTAL: 35/40   

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William Curley has been named Britain's Best Chocolatier four times and its easy to see why. His 80g Fruit and Nut Chocolate Egg is small but mighty with hazelnuts, almonds and freeze dried raspberry creating a depth of flavour that is hard to beat, £8,

Looks: 6/10 Taste: 9/10 Value: 10/10 Originality: 9/10 TOTAL: 34/40

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Artisan du Chocolat's Balloon Egg, 300g truly is a Willy Wonka-style wonder box with a passion fruit white chocolate and milk chocolate egg attached to edible strings and mini eggs filled with milk ganache, tangy yuzu and ginger coulis, banana nutmeg and pecan caramel, £24.99,

Looks: 9/10 Taste: 8/10 Value: 7/10 Originality: 10/10 TOTAL: 34/40                              

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Quality and quirkiness combine in Hotel Chocolat's Rocky Road to Caramel Extra Thick Easter Egg, 500g which lives up to its name and it crammed full of amazing chocolates that are hard to resist, £27,

Looks: 8/10 Taste: 9/10 Value: 8/10 Originality: 8/10 TOTAL: 33/40

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Choccywoccydoodah's Deluxe Easter Egg Selection, 500g has an unassuming exterior but an amazing surprise awaits you inside with five decadently delicious eggs packed with praline and caramel and a extremely cute hatchling, £24.99,

Looks: 9/10 Taste: 8/10 Value: 7/10 Originality: 9/10 TOTAL: 33/40

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Charbonel et Walker's Milk Chocolate Easter Egg with Milk Chocolates, 225g is presented in a beautiful William Morris-inspired box and is a traditional Easter egg at its best with creamy chocolate and fillings made from real fruit juices, £26,

Looks: 7/10 Taste: 9/10 Value: 8/10 Originality: 7/10 TOTAL: 31/40  

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It looks amazing but the M&S Fruit and Nut Lattice Egg, 330g is a bit of a mirage that crumbles into bits meaning you don't get to properly experience the combination pistachios, salted hazelnuts, almonds, raisins and sour cherries which is a real shame, £12,

Looks: 8/10 Taste: 5/10 Value: 8/10 Originality: 8/10 TOTAL: 29/40

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Prestat's Sea Salt Caramel Dark Chocolate Easter Egg, 170g is the perfect choice to spoil someone with this Easter. The caramel-filled truffles are wonderfully off-set by the delicious salted dark chocolate egg, £16,

Looks: 6/10 Taste: 8/10 Value: 7/10 Originality: 8/10 TOTAL: 29/40

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Not strictly an egg but Paul A Young's Billi Bunny, 95g looks so sweet and, new for this year, holds a surprisingly refined and grown-up honey and Madagascan vanilla caramel filling, £9.95,

Looks: 5/10 Taste: 8/10 Value: 7/10 Originality: 8/10 TOTAL: 28/40     

Borehamwood Times: Montezuma's Organic Dark Chocolate Button Egg, 250g is the Marmite of chocolate. You’ll either love it or hate it as the the cute packaging belies an extremely intense experience, £9.99,

Looks: 6/10, Taste: 6/10, Value: 10/10, Originality: 6/10, TOTAL: 28/40                          


 Borehamwood Times: Waitrose's Heston Golden Chocolate Egg, 365g is a dark egg with mandarin ganache filled mini eggs and edible straw. It is sleek, tasty and just a little pretentious- exactly what you would expect from the chef, £20,

Looks: 5/10 Taste: 8/10 Value: 7/10 Originality: 7/10 TOTAL: 27/40

Borehamwood Times: Godiva's Small Mini Chocolate Easter Eggs Bag, 350g it bright and cheery and is the Russian Roulette of treats eggs as it contains a mix of plain, milk and white eggs filled with peculoos mousse, hazelnut praline and raspberry cream, £35,

Looks: 6/10 Taste: 7/10 Value: 6/10 Originality: 5/10 TOTAL: 24/40 

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Asda's Belgian Chocolate Salted Butterscotch and Fudge Egg, 245g is a great family sharer with a nice combination of milk and dark chocolate studded with crunchy sweet chunks, £6,

Looks: 3/10 Taste: 5/10 Value: 9/10 Originality: 7/10 TOTAL: 24/40

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Tesco's Chokablok King Billionaires Easter Egg is loaded with with honeycomb, biscuit balls and caramel fudge and weighs in at a whopping 650g. It is big and brash and great for those on a budget, £10,

Looks: 4/10 Taste: 4/10 Value: 6/10 Originality: 7/10 TOTAL: 21/40