5 Easter Treats to Try in Calgary

Jazz up your Easter weekend with a giant chocolate egg, chocolate silk nest pie, hot cross bun cream puffs and more.

Chocolate silk nest pie from Pie Junkie. Photograph courtesy of Pie Junkie.

Easter arrives earlier than usual this year on April 4, so don’t miss your chance to get your hands on some of the tasty Easter treats that local bakeries, chocolate shops and other eateries are putting out just for the occasion. Here are five treats we’ve got our eyes on this year.


Designer Eggs from The Chocolate Lab


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Step up your Easter egg game with a giant designer egg from The Chocolate Lab ($41). Designed and decorated in-house with themes ranging from space to Bob Ross-inspired, the eggs feature a semi-sweet chocolate shell stuffed with mixed fruit malts, white chocolate unicorns, cereal mix and more.

4, 21 Highfield Circle S.E., 403-455-3022, thechocolatelab.ca 


Easter Creme Puffs from Crème Cream Puffs


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Crème Cream Puffs has come up with three creative cream puff flavours this Easter. Try the hot cross bun cream puffs, carrot cake cream puffs and Mini Eggs cream puffs, which are all $36 for a dozen. Crème also offers carrot cakes and Mini Eggs cookies and cake.

Pick up at 150, 221 62 Ave. S.E., 587-917-1319, cremecreampuffs.com


Mini Eggs Ice Cream from Milk Ice Cream

Milk Ice Cream now has pints of Mini Eggs ice cream that you can pick up for takeaway at John’s Breakfast & Lunch in Mount Pleasant. The base, which gets its blue hue from butterfly pea powder, and crushed Mini Eggs will add a burst of colour to your Easter weekend.

Pick up at John’s Breakfast & Lunch, 2614 4 St. N.W., instagram.com 


Chocolate Silk Nest Pie from Pie Junkie


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Pie Junkie’s chocolate silk nest pie would make a gorgeous finale for any Easter dinner. This flavour is available in both mini ($7) and regular ($28) pie sizes. It’s only available during Easter week, so be sure to pre-order for pick up or delivery so you don’t miss out.

1081 2 Ave. N.W., 403-287-8544; 8 Spruce Centre S.W., 403-452-3960; 2171 Mahogany Blvd. S.W., 587-623-1144; piejunkie.ca


Colour-Your-Own Sugar Cookies from Sweet Relief Pastries

These cookies from Sweet Relief will keep your stomach full and your hands busy. Using edible ink markers, you can draw on the icing of 10 sugar cookies shaped like eggs, bunnies and flowers ($30) before digging in.

120 13 Ave. S.W., 403-402-9448, sweetreliefpastries.com

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