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Top Easter eggs under £2

Published 24 March 2016 by

If you’re a chocolate lover, then you’re bound to be excited by the fact that Easter’s on its way – you may already be drooling over the selection of Easter eggs in the stores. But if you’ve got children of your own or nieces and nephews to buy for, then you’ll know how expensive this time of year can be.

To make sure everyone’s happy this Easter – and your bank balance doesn’t take a hit – we’ve put together a list of the top Easter treats available for under £2*.

Branded Easter eggs

Let’s kick this guide off with the branded Easter eggs that everyone knows and loves:

Mini Egg Easter Egg

Where: Aldi

Size: 130g

Contains: one medium egg and a bag of Mini Eggs

Price: 99p

Buttons Easter Egg

Where: Aldi

Size: 128g

Contains: one medium egg and a bag of Buttons

Price: 99p

Rolo Easter Egg

Where: Asda

Size: 131g

Contains: one medium egg and a packet of Rolos

Price: £1

KitKat Chunky Easter Egg

Where: Asda

Size: 140g

Contains: one medium egg and a KitKat Chunky bar

Price: £1

Oreo Easter Egg

Where: Asda

Size: 123g

Contains: one medium egg and a packet of mini Oreos

Price: £1

Maltesers Easter Egg

Where: Sainsbury’s

Size: 127g

Contains: one medium egg and a packet of Maltesers

Price: £1.25

Quality Street Matchmakers Easter Egg

Where: Asda

Size: 162g

Contains: one medium egg

Price: £2

Character-themed

Little ones tend to care more about the packaging of an Easter egg than the actual chocolate, so check out the following character-themed eggs:

Star Wars Easter Egg

Where: Poundland

Size: 65g

Contains: one medium egg and bar

Price: £1

Frozen Easter Egg

Where: Poundland

Size: 65g

Contains: one medium egg and bar

Price: £1

Thomas & Friends Easter Egg

Where: Asda

Size: 80g

Contains: one medium egg, bar and buttons

Price: £1

Marvel Easter Egg

Where: Poundland

Size: 70g

Contains: one medium egg and candy coated marshmallows

Price: £1

Peppa Pig Easter Egg

Where: Asda

Size: 80g

Contains: one medium egg, bar and buttons

Price: £1

Own-brand

You don’t necessarily have to opt for a known brand this Easter, there are a number of own-brand confectionary treats that you could choose from:

Dairyfine Medium Egg

Where: Aldi (white is also available)

Size: 61.7p per 100g

Contains: one medium egg and buttons

Price: 79p

Aldi Chocolate Bunny

Where: Aldi

Size: 100g

Contains: one chocolate bunny

Price: 99p

Branded alternative: Lindt Gold Bunny, Asda, £2.50 (100g)

Favorina Chocolate Bunny

Where: Lidl

Size: 145g

Contains: one chocolate bunny

Price: £1.19

Branded alternative: Lindt Gold Bunny, Asda, £2.50 (100g)

Dairyfine Easter Rabbit

Where: Aldi

Size: 52p per 100g

Contains: one chocolate rabbit

Price: 65p

Branded alternative: Cadbury Dairy Milk Hollow Bunny, Asda, £2 (130g)

Favorina Chocolate Rabbit

Where: Lidl

Size: 150g

Contains: one chocolate rabbit

Price: 79p

Branded alternative: Cadbury Dairy Milk Hollow Bunny, Asda, £2 (130g)

Favorina White Chocolate Lamb

Where: Lidl

Size: 150g

Contains: one chocolate lamb

Price: £1.59

So there you have it – we hope our guide to budget-friendly Easter eggs (and other treats) has given you some ideas of what you could pick up this Easter. What Easter bargains have you seen? Let us know on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

*Prices correct at time of writing – 14/03/16

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