Friday 7 March 2008

Dairy Free Easter Eggs 2008

Last year, I wrote about some of the dairy free Easter eggs that were available.

Well, after a bit of shopping around, here is the list for 2008.

Alpha Confectionery

Once again, Alpha Confectionery, based right here in Melbourne, have their range of dairy free, gluten free & nut free eggs in stores. These are suitable for vegans.

The photo shows their bag of small eggs (each bag contains 7 eggs) for a total of 100 grams.

Ingredients: Sugar, cocoa mass, cocoa butter, lecithin (322), vanillin.

Cost: $6.49 at Ritchies IGA ($9.95 in David Jones) Made in Australia

I don't just eat these at Easter. I eat these all year round. They have become my special treat. (One egg is perfect with a cup of tea!)

Lindt 70% Dark Chocolate Eggs

The bag is 100 grams in total and the label says that it contains approximately 20 mini eggs.

Ingredients: Cocoa mass, sugar, cocoa butter, natural flavour (vanilla), emulsifier (soya lecithin)

May contain traces of almonds, and hazelnuts.

Cost: $5.95 in David Jones. Made in Italy.

Green & Black's Organic

This is a single egg of 110 grams of 70% chocolate.

Ingredients: Organic cocoa mass, organic raw cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, emulisifer (soya lecithin, organic vanilla extract.

Manufactured in a factory that handles nuts, cereal, gluten and dairy ingredients. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Cost: $9.95 Made in the EU.

Green & Black's have some useful nutritional info on their website at

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