These handmade chocolate Easter eggs filled with cheesecake and passion fruit sauce make a superb Easter dessert: light, creamy and not overly sweet. They look so much like real eggs, that it puts a smile on my face. Sophisticated, but actually, not difficult at all to make!
These Easter eggs look unbelievably tasty! Make me want to make them right away. Let’s call that a practice run for Easter brunch.
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Ingredients for Filled Easter Eggs
Here’s what you will need to make them. Order what you’ll need today if you want to have them for the weekend.
- Hollow Easter Eggs (buy the hollow eggs, or chocolate egg molds)
- Fluffy cheesecake mousse filling, made from cream cheese (only 5 oz/150 g), some icing sugar, lemon juice, vanilla extract and some whip cream
- Yellow sauce, made from 1 passion fruit, a tablespoon of apricot jam, a tablespoon of butter
Makes 6-8 medium-sized (approx. 6 x 4 cm/ 2.5x 1.5”) chocolate Easter eggs.
You can prepare these Easter eggs a few days in advance, but you must keep your eggs upright in the fridge. To prevent them from drying out, store them air-tight.
Easter Egg photo credit + Recipe: Raspberricupcakes.com