Alternative Easter Gift Guide

When it comes down to it, there isn’t a big hype around Easter, that is, until today, Good Friday. So if you’re at a last minute panic for that little something to give this Easter Sunday, then here at House of Coco, we’ve done the hard work for you. So from fun things for the kids to fun things for the adults, this last has it.


Codorniu Brut NV Rosado

If you’re looking for a little sophistication this Sunday then add a bottle of champers to the dinner table. Delightfully fruit and with citrus aromas. This Codorníu Brut NV Rosado, available at Tesco, Waitrose  and Aldi for just £9.99 this is a bargain you can’t resist. It’s a delicious pink cava is perfect for spring and those with a sweet tooth.


The Bitter Truth – Chocolate Bitter

Still on the topic of alcohol, the Bitter Truth, produce cocktail bitters but most importantly chocolate bitters. Making this the perfect  present for adults, as who doesn’t want an Easter themed cocktail?  You can either make your own cocktail or follow the one below for some eggscellent inspiration (yeah, we went there) oh and it also tastes great drizzled over some ice cream.


The Egg-citing cocktail;

30ml of Lukva, 3 dashes, The Bitter Truth – Chocolate Bitters, Macadamia Nut Syrup, Cream and Egg Yolk, shake with ice and strain into cocktail glasses and for that added touch, grate some Nutmeg on top.



Carluccio’s Chocolate egg baskets

If you’re a chocoholic then Carluccio’s have a variety of chocolate treats available. There are a selection of baskets filled with hollow chocolate eggs.  For adults, a mixture of white, milk and dark chocolate and for children an  illustrated basket full of foiled chocolate in various animal and egg shapes. Perfect for Easter egg hunts.

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Fudge Kitchen

For the non chocolate lovers with a sweet tooth, fudge is a good alternative. These  are all handmade in artisan staff in small batches, using only the finest all-natural, gluten-free. Not only that but they are beautifully decorated and gift packaged. Available online or in Harrods, Selfridges and smaller chains.



Hartleys Jelly.

Whether children are allergic to chocolate or whether they just font like it, why should they miss out on Easter? Hartley’s jelly have created an Easter kit, that includes a variety of jelly flavours and Easter-themed moulds sure to be just as exciting as an Easter egg hunt, albeit a tad messier.

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Art you grew up with

If you want something unique that isn’t at all food related or whether you want to spoil someone who is too young or even old to appreciate chocolate and the likes then these limited edition art works are perfect. They are handpicked characters of Beatrix Potter and are available in a variety of sizes. Each image comes matted, bagged and boarded, with a Certificate of Authenticity. However young or old this is a fabulous alternative Easter gift.

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