As we hurtle through the seasons and holidays of 2021 in what feels like rapid speed, next up is Easter.
Surprisingly it’s now not that long to Easter 2021, even though last Easter seems like it was just the other day, and supermarkets have been unveiling their themed treats for the holiday.
This includes Marks and Spencer, which has unveiled its Easter 2021 food range featuring – as you’d expect – a lot of chocolate.
The main attraction has to be a giant chocolate Percy Pig, as well as the super cute Walter – a sausage dog made from chocolate.
The M&S Easter range will hit shelves in time for the big day on April 4th, and some items are already out – they can be found on the M&S website and Ocado.
M&S is also doing a mix and match ‘2 for £2.50’ offer on hot cross buns this year when you purchase them in-store.
First up let’s take a look at some of the hot cross buns which will be on offer, including cheesy hot cross buns with Marmite, extremely chocolatey hot cross buns and chilli cheese hot cross buns – made using West Country cheddar and a drop of hot sauce.
As for chocolate, you can grab a Giant White Chocolate Percy Pig with Jazzy Trousers for just £10, as everyone’s favourite pig goes super-sized and puts on a pair of candy sprinkle trousers.
Harry Potter fans can also get a white chocolate, hand-decorated Hedwig owl (£15), and if animals are your thing you can grab Bella Bunny, Kylie Koala and Walter the Sausage Dog chocolates for £5 each.
People have already been going wild for Walter the Sausage Dog, and now you can also get your hands on chocolatey Kylie Koala and Bella Bunny – made with white or milk chocolate and hand-decorated.
You can find your nearest M&S branch here.
Aldi is now selling a ‘churros with chocolate’ flavoured gin and it looks so good
Get down to your local Aldi immediately
Aldi has knocked it out of the park this week with the launch of their ‘churros with chocolate’ flavoured gin.
Yep, it’s the churros and gin combo you never knew you needed.
Now, there’s no disputing the fact that the combination of churros and melted chocolate is definitely one of the more elite desserts out there – but have you ever envisioned chocolate churros whipped up into an alcoholic treat?
Probably not – but, as always, Aldi is on hand to make your chocolatey-boozy dreams come true.
The Churros with Chocolate Gin Liqueur, made by The Infusionist and stocked by Aldi, was brought to the attention of the internet by the food blogging Instagram account, Kevs Snack Reviews.
Of course, Instagram users were very impressed by the new boozy offering, with one writing: “Need to get it for the next cocktail night,” and another tagging their friend while noting: “We need to get our hands on this one.”
Admittedly, this gin may be a little bit sweet for some, but picture it in a gin espresso martini or as a twist on a pornstar martini.
I’ve convinced you, haven’t I?
Priced at £7.99 the chocolate churros gin liqueur is available both online and in stores, joining the likes of Lemon Drizzle Cake gin liqueur, Raspberry Jam Donut gin liqueur, and Salted Caramel Cupcake gin liqueur.
Morrisons is selling this huge Lay-Z Spa hot tub for just £275
Know anyone who’d love this?
While the hot weather might have temporarily disappeared another heatwave has been forecast for August so we should be seeing the return of the sun shortly.
And what better to relax in while the sun beams than a hot tub?
Well, Morrisons is currently selling a Lay-Z Spa hot tub for just £275 – and this is the absolute cheapest price you’ll find right now.
Several shoppers have clocked the special deal at their local branches, so it’s worth giving your local a ring to see if they’ve got any in – you’ll have to buy it in-store.
The eagle-eyed members of the Extreme Coupling and Bargains UK Facebook group first spotted the bargains, although availability will depend on your local store.
Morrisons is selling the Lay-Z Spa Miami, which will fit up to four people and warms all the way up to 40 degrees.
And if you want to step up your relaxation you can switch on the 120 air jets which will deliver a bubbly massage.
McDonald’s is now doing cheesy garlic bites and you can get a sharebox of them
Calling all cheese lovers
If you love cheese and garlic then we’ve got some incredible news for you reader, as McDonald’s is now doing cheesy garlic bites for your eating pleasure.
Maccies new garlic cheese bites are available as both a single portion of five (which will set you back £1.89), or a big sharebox for £5.09 – although you could just eat them all yourself like I definitely will be.
Joining these cheesy delights will be the new BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese (£5.09), made with 100% British and Irish beef, two slices of melted cheese, fresh onions, pickles and ketchup, mustard and BBQ sauce, and a Double BBQ Quarter Pounder with Cheese (£6.09).
For those with a sweet tooth, the Aero chocolate and Aero mint McFlurry are sadly leaving the menu but fear not, as two classic flavours are returning.
Twix and Mars are back, combining dairy ice cream swirled with either Mars or Twix chocolate pieces and a caramel sauce – available in regular (£1.49) and mini (99p).
All these new items hit menus across the country yesterday, Wednesday 28th July, and it’ll all be available for four weeks only.