Knock, knock – it’s the Easter bunny! We’ve rounded-up a selection of cracking Easter treats available for home delivery and to buy at selected grocery stores in the UAE
Breaking the mould with their creative designs, from Seth the Sloth (Dhs55) to the mouthwatering Sundae designs (Dhs95), the premium chocolate eggs from Marks & Spencer are sure to bring a smile to your face. Our top choice is the hand-decorated Flameggo hollow pink egg, Dhs55. Available at Springs Souk and Marina Walk. Check the Marks & Spencer Food – UAE app for home delivery.
Cheese fiends can sink their teeth into Marks & Spencer’s Mini Cheesy Eggs. Made with British Barber’s Farmhouse Cheddar, complete with a vintage 18-month matured Red Leicester ‘yolk’ and hand-dipped in a duck egg blue wax ‘shell’. Dhs99 for 6.
If you prefer cake over chocolate, the Itty Bitty Cupcake City Easter collection of five bite-sized cupcakes by Sugargram is the ideal treat. They’re all different flavours, form red velvet to peanut butter, but we’re licking our lips over the classic chocolate Fudge Judy. Dhs30. You can order online through Deliveroo or ChatFood.
Thanks to Magnolia Bakery’s new WhatsApp service, available via 050 608 3037 from 8am-9pm daily, you can still get your favourite cakes. This classic chocolate cake is ready for sharing. You’ll need to spend Dhs75 (easily done), and just be sure to order 24 hours in advance to ensure your preferred delivery slot.
Warm them up and smother then in jam and butter – these Marks & Spencer Luxury Hot Cross Buns are bursting at the seams with delicious Vostizza currants and sultanas and are flavoured with a signature spice. There are nine different types to choose from, including Original Luxury, Salted Caramel, Kentish Bramley Apple, Blueberry, Sweet Orange Marmalade, Golden, Mini Luxury, and Mini Chocolate. Dhs15 per 4 pack.
If you feel like sitting down to a traditional Easter roast, The Duck Hook gastropub at Dubai Hills Golf Club is just the ticket. Choose either roast beef, chicken or lamb served with all the trimmings with a choice of dessert (apple crumble with custard is on the list!). We say go ahead and add-on four homemade hot cross buns with Cornish butter. Plus, each roast order comes with a complimentary homemade chocolate Easter egg filled with candy. Dhs265 for two, Dhs495 for four and Dhs665 for six – extra portions are priced at Dhs75. Available via delivery until12 April. Call +971 55 781 3244 or email Christopher.email@example.com.
Reddy’s can also come to the rescue with its traditional dinner (chicken, lamb or beef) with all the trimmings, complete with an indulgent berry cheesecake for dessert. Dhs168 for two people or Dhs248 for four (plus Dhs7 for delivery). You can pre-order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or online – they’re delivering until Monday.
Add the finishing touches to your celebration with some cute décor from Saffron Souk. Each of the adorable crafts are locally produced, is you’ll be supporting small businesses when you buy. We like these Bunny Cupcake Toppers, Dhs25, which will look great on your home bakes.