OMG this easter egg has nearly 3000 calories

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    Words by Anna Clarke

    With Easter just around the corner, you’ve probably been readying yourself to hang with the fam and gorge on that huge arsenal of chocolate eggs you’re busy stockpiling under the bed. And when it comes to the annual Easter chocolate haul, the bigger the better, right?

    And although we totally don’t discriminate when it comes to chocolate (hello Tesco’s £1.50 Smarties egg), before you chuck on the pjs and let loose on all your treats, you might be a tiny bit curious to find out how many calories they’re actually packin’. The figures are pretty eye-watering. So we’ve done the maths, now you can focus entirely on Netflix and munch.

    Here’s our calorie breakdown for your favourite eggs —from the seriously indulgent to ‘it’s basically salad, guys’:

    Cadbury Wispa Gold Egg
    Weight: 296g
    Calories: 1548

    Cadbury Double Decker Egg
    Weight: 307 g
    Calories: 1,549.4

    Waitrose Dark Chocolate Avocado Easter Egg
    Weight: 250g
    Calorie count: 1350

    Cadbury Creme Egg
    Weight: 278g
    Calories: 1,225.2

    Green & Black’s organic butterscotch egg
    Weight: 165g
    Calories: 920

    Easterrrrrrrr #butterscotchegg

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    Cadbury Dairy Milk Freddo Egg
    Weight: 122g
    Calories: 644.4

    Thorntons Butterfly Egg
    Weight: 149g
    Calories: 806

    Cadbury Flake Egg
    Weight: 294 g
    Calories: 1,564

    Cadbury Caramel Egg
    Weight: 331 g
    Calories:  1,683

    Smarties Medium Egg
    Weight: 122g
    Calories: 680

    Matchmaker Cool Mint Inclusion Egg
    Weight: 162g
    Calories:  872

    Toffee Crisp Egg (And Mug!)
    Weight: 176g
    Calories:  1,004

    Snickers Milk Chocolate Egg
    Weight: 274g
    Calories: 1,429

    Galaxy Minstrels Egg
    Weight: 262g
    Calories: 1,356

    Cadburys Chopped Nut Egg
    Weight: 545g
    Calories: 2,977

    Kit Kat Chunky Easter Egg
    Weight: 180g
    Calories: 943

    Soz, now you can’t laze about claiming total calorie ignorance, but there’s always that long Easter Sunday walk to limit any damage done to the waistline…as if. And don’t feel too guilty about basically OD-ing on the sweet stuff, chocolate has loads of health benefits.  It’s been found to lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of having a stroke and apparently it’s even good for our brains, reports the Telegraph.

    This ultimate comfort food can do no wrong in our books…

     

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