Gluten Free Easter Egg List

[Updated April 2011]

Coeliac UK have recently published the list of Easter confectionary that is gluten free.

The April 2011 list is available to download from this page.

(Thanks to the reader who spotted that the original post was out of date.)

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Lucy

Lucy is the mother of a coeliac, and has been managing a gluten free diet for her daughter for 20 years - though, to be fair, she does do most of it herself now...

18 thoughts on “Gluten Free Easter Egg List”

  1. Interested to see Waitrose in the “no” list – do they actually have own-brand Easter Eggs (ie should your “no” list include Wicks, DFS and other non own-brand easter egg vendors!)

  2. Good point Steve, perhaps they don’t do own-brand Easter Eggs. We don’t have one near us, so I can’t easily check, though the Ocado site doesn’t have any own-brand (I’ve just looked). I’m sure M&S do have own-brand, though thinking about it, perhaps Morrisons and Tesco don’t.

  3. my daughter is allergic to dairy and eggs.gluten also a big problem.i searched everywhere and finally found dairy free gluten free easter eggs in Mc Cambridges specialist foods store in shop st Galway,ireland.Got it for €4.40
    thought you would be interested.
    jenni

  4. Hi Jenni, thanks for that. I’m sure the information will be useful to someone out there.

    Gluten, dairy and eggs! How very difficult for you. No wonder you had to search everywhere … I think that a dairy allergy must be more difficult to deal with than a gluten problem. What do you think?

  5. Jenni and Lucy,

    Actually, dairy is really not too bad – dairy substitutions are fairly direct and don’t require changes to cooking methods in the way that egg and gluten do.

    What *IS* really really hard is the combination of Egg and Gluten problems. Even in Lucinda’s book, you need to have one of egg or gluten to help bind cakes/biscuits etc.

    This is something we’re working on – watch this space.

    Hew

  6. Ah yes, I hadn’t thought about the binding aspect. It’s going to be interesting to see what you come up with to solve that one.

  7. i’m a small chocolatier based in norfolk but we post throughout the uk, all our plain chocolates are dairy free (except our truffles!) and all our chocolates are gluten free! with the exception of our almond truffles which use a wheat extract to dry the ground almonds! we make a huge range of pruducts from lollipops to truffles easter eggs to chocolate bars with no artificial colours or flavours, and no preservatives!

  8. Hi Oliver – thanks for visiting. Can you tell us more about your chocolates? Have you a website we could visit?

  9. Hi Matt – looks like you’ve got a useful site there! Delighted to see you’re identifying the gluten free ones …

  10. hi can u make gluten free creme eggs it will be so nice if u do so pppppppppppplllllllllleeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaasssssssssssseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  11. hi can u make a gluten free creme egg it will be so nice if u do oh pppppplllllleeeeeeaaaaaaaasssssssssseeeeeeee love clive

  12. I just spoke with Hershey’s who stated that the Cadbury mini eggs ARE Gluten-free.
    It was stated that if they contain or come in contact with any ingredients containing Gluten, that it would be listed on the package as well. Has anyone had any problems when eating them?

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