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Easter eggs: most spectacular chocolate and cake ideas

Bakers have been sharing some weird and wonderful edible creations

For hundreds of years, Easter has been a time for friends, family and eccentric anthropomorphic rabbits who hide gifts all around your garden. With the UK having an extra two days off work, the long bank-holiday weekend also ensures over-indulgence - and for the vast majority, that means chocolate heaven.

In the run-up to the egg-stravaganza that is Easter Sunday, bakers have been sharing some great ideas for weird and wonderful edible creations to make at home.

From cheesecake-filled eggs to a whole cakeful of Mini Eggs, here's a selection of treats to try this weekend...

Striped chocolate egg (BBC Good Food/Pinterest)

Easter egg cake (Asda Good Living/Pinterest)

Easter egg nest cake (Amanda Michetti/Chew Town/Pinterest)

Mini Easter egg cake (Hobbycraft/Pinterest)

Hazelnut and almond Easter egg (cookandthecity.it/Pinterest)

Hollow chocolate Easter eggs (projectdenneler.com/Pinterest)

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Cheesecake-filled chocolate Easter egg (raspberri cupcakes/Flickr/Pinterest)

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raspberri cupcakes/Flickr/Pinterest

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