Easter is just around the corner, and supermarkets and brands are currently on a mission to one-up each other to create the ultimate egg-based treat.
And Iceland might just have won the entire holiday, with its Creme Egg-inspired cheesecake.
That’s right, the popular purveyor of frozen goods has launched a Luxury Belgian Chocolate Easter Egg Cheesecake – and they say it’s better than the real thing.
Combining two iconic sweets, a classic cheesecake and a Creme Egg, Iceland’s development kitchen has gone all out this year.
The vanilla cheesecake sits on a biscuit base, covered in white and yellow white chocolate with rich, dark chocolate strands scattered around the surface.
The frozen dessert needs no prep, you simply remove from the freezer and allow to defrost before scoffing the lot.
According to Iceland, Creme Egg fans need to keep their eyes peeled over at its freezers in the coming weeks for another god tier dessert.
The new dessert has launched both in store and online now and will set you back £3 for a 390g cake – but when it’s gone, it’s gone, so you best be quick.
Greggs launches new vegan sausage butty and vegan ham and cheese baguette
Good news for vegans
In some good news for vegans, Greggs has announced it will be launching a vegan sausage butty and a vegan ham and cheese baguette.
The bakery chain has introduced vegan products in the past, including the now iconic vegan sausage roll – which caused much debate among the public.
Greggs also has a vegan steak bake on the menu, which is set to be joined by the Vegan Ham and Cheeze Baguette and Vegan Sausage Breakfast Roll.
A Greggs spokesperson told Metro.co.uk: “Over the coming weeks we’ll be trialling our delicious Vegan Ham and Cheeze Baguette and Vegan Sausage Breakfast Roll in a very small number of shops, with a wider launch planned for later in the year.”
This means vegans will soon have the option to grab a vegan breakfast butty and a baguette for their dinner.
The new sausages will be made with Quorn mycoprotein, and the breakfast butty will set you back £1.90.
Meanwhile, the ham and cheeze baguette will set you back £2.95, and will be made with Quorn mycoprotein ‘ham’ and cheddar flavoured vegan cheese slices.
It’s not yet been confirmed which shops will initially trial these two new additions to the menu.
Fingers crossed they land in a Manchester branch soon!
Aldi launches new salted caramel gin that tastes like ‘boozy Biscoff’
Who’s excited for this?
Aldi is launching a brand new gin liquor that’s sure to go down very well with Biscoff fans.
The bargain supermarket will be selling its very own caramel cupcake liqueur for the summer season, which tastes just like the iconic biscuits.
As lockdown starts to ease and the weather gets better we’re all starting to head out with our mates, and what better way to celebrate summer than with a bottle of this?
Aldi is releasing its brand new Infusionist Salted Caramel Cupcake Gin Liqueur just in time for the early May bank holiday.
It’s been described as tasting like a ‘boozy Biscoff cupcake’, with rich and creamy smooth notes of delicious caramel.
A bottle of the gin will set you back just £8.99, and will be available to buy from April 22nd.
Aldi recommends enjoying it neat, or as an addition to classic cocktails like the humble espresso martini.
Rekorderlig is selling a new Pink Lemon cider just in time for summer
Know anyone who’d love this?
While the weather is still a little bit chilly today, the sun is well and truly out over Manchester.
This little taste of summer is heightened by the fact beer gardens are once again open from today, and everyone’s getting a bit excited about the prospect of summer.
Well, you don’t need to go to a beer garden to sample Rekorderlig’s brand new pink lemon cider, which has now landed on supermarket shelves.
The Swedish cider brand’s premium summer drink is made with juicy citrus flavours, tempered with raspberry – it’s a bit like a summery pink lemonade.
According to Rekorderlig, the pink lemon cider is best served cold over ice in a glass, topped with raspberries and a squeeze of lemon.
You can grab 500ml bottles of the pink lemon cider from Morrison’s nationwide right now.
And if you’re in the market for more fruity ciders, Kopparberg recently announced a passionfruit and orange flavoured cider.