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Chocolate Easter Eggs with Purple Sweet Potato or Lemon Filling

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the weeks recipes. All opinions are mine alone. 

 Day 2 of #SpringSweetsWeek2024 and I am featuring Chocolate Easter Eggs with Purple Sweet Potato or Lemon fillings today. I had the pleasure of working with Selefina and using their Purple Sweet Potato Powder and their Dried Lemon Peel for this treat. 

 Indulge in the ultimate Easter treat with our decadent Chocolate Covered Cream Filled Easter Eggs. These eggs are not your ordinary Easter goodies – they are a symphony of rich flavors and velvety textures that will leave your taste buds singing with delight. Crafted with the finest quality chocolate, these eggs are generously filled with luscious, creamy centers that melt in your mouth. Whether you're looking for a luxurious Easter gift or simply want to treat yourself, our Chocolate Covered Cream Filled Easter Eggs are the perfect choice. With their irresistible combination of smooth chocolate and indulgent cream, they are sure to satisfy even the most discerning chocolate lover.  From the first bite to the last, you'll experience pure chocolate bliss. 

History and significance of Easter eggs 

Easter eggs have a long and rich history, symbolizing new life and rebirth. The tradition of decorating eggs can be traced back to ancient civilizations such as the Persians, Egyptians, and Greeks. In Christianity, the egg represents the resurrection of Jesus Christ, and it is often associated with the celebration of Easter. The tradition of giving chocolate eggs for Easter started in the 19th century, when chocolate became more widely available and affordable. Today, chocolate eggs are one of the most popular Easter treats, enjoyed by people of all ages. They are not only delicious but also carry a deeper meaning, reminding us of the joy and hope that Easter brings. 

 Health benefits and indulgence of chocolate 

 chocolate is often seen as a guilty pleasure, it actually has some surprising health benefits. Dark chocolate, in particular, is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, which have been linked to various health benefits such as improved heart health and reduced inflammation. In addition to its potential health benefits, chocolate is also a mood booster. It stimulates the production of endorphins, the brain's feel-good chemicals, which can enhance your mood and reduce stress. So, indulging in a chocolate covered cream filled Easter egg not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also brings a little burst of happiness to your day. However, it's important to enjoy chocolate in moderation. While it can be part of a balanced diet, excessive consumption can lead to weight gain and other health issues. So, savor your Easter eggs mindfully, one delicious bite at a time. Prizes for this special event:

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Prize #1: A Tropical and Exotic Fruit Gift Basket from Melissa's Produce.

A basket of fruit

One winner will enjoy an abundance of fruit with Melissa’s! This stunning assortment is arranged in a woven basket with cellophane wrapping and colorful ribbon. Fruit may include (depending on seasonal availability): Asian Pear, Baby Pineapple, Blood Orange, Cherimoya, Feijoas, Kiwis, Kumquats, Lychees, Mango, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Persimmons, Pomegranate, Rambutans, Specialty Bananas, Starfruit and Tamarillos.

Prize #2: A collection of Selefina Spices.

Crystalized Ginger:  minced, in a jar, slices

One winner will enjoy a collection of spices from Selefina Spices including: Cinnasational Spice Blend, crystalized ginger, lemon peel, Matcha food grade powder, Purple sweet potato powder, and Ground Cardamom Seeds. Selefina Spices sells an assortment of spices gathered using dedication and care with which we’ve curated their online tea collection. With our decades of experience sourcing products and establishing global connections their mission is to be able to bring you fresher, higher-quality spices and seasonings at lower prices.

Prize #3: A selection of 3 extract pastes from Taylor and Colledge.

Five tubes of extract pastes

One winner will receive a selection of extract pastes to include lemon, organic vanilla bean, and lavender. In 1897, Taylor & Colledge won its first award for excellence in vanilla. Since then, the Taylor & Colledge commitment for unsurpassed quality has earned its reputation as one of the world’s finest producers of vanilla.

Wednesday #SpringSweetsWeek Recipes Wednesday #SpringSweetsWeek Recipes
  • Air Fryer Blueberry Crisp from Shockingly Delicious
  • Cardamom Lemon Mousse from Cindy's Recipes and Writings
  • Chocolate Easter Eggs with Matcha, Beet or Lemon Filling from Our Good Life
  • Dragon Fruit and Citrus Overnight Oats from Cheesecurd In Paradise
  • Drangonfruit Kheer from Magical Ingredients
  • Fig Preserve Shortbread Bars from A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
  • Green Tea Matcha Cookies from The Spiffy Cookie
  • Homemade Fig Bars from Blogghetti
  • Instant Pot Vanilla Cardamom Cheesecake with Dragon fruit Jam from Hezzi-D's Recipe Box
  • Lavender Cardamom Biscotti from Jolene's Recipe Journal
  • Lemon Cream and Candied Ginger Crepes Cake from A Day in the Life on the Farm
  • Lemon Ginger Ice Cream from Karen's Kitchen Stories
  • Lemon Pound Cake with Lavender Glaze from That Recipe
  • Lemonade Cookies from In Our Spare Time
  • Raspberry Coffee Dessert Crepes from For the Love of Food
  • Waffle Bar from Art of Natural Living
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    Thank you #SpringSweetsWeek Sponsors: Selefina Spices, Melissa’s Produce, and Taylor and Colledge for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are my own. The giveaway is open to residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older. All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Three (3) winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The #SpringSweetsWeek Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, X or any other social channel mentioned in the #SpringSweetsWeek posts or entry.

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