Chocolate season is almost upon us, and the Easter Bunny’s got some work to do! If you’re planning an epic egg hunt, these mouth-watering tips will be just the (golden) ticket.
Whether your gang are egg and bunny traditionalists, or embrace a full spectrum of sweets, you’ll find plenty to light up their day on this list.
Step into this food lover’s paradise and discover speckled praline eggs, chocolate gingerbread bunnies, musical embossed tins of Easter delights, dark chocolate, Belgian chocolate, and a full range of plant based, vegan and gluten free chocolate – enough variety to satisfy everyone!
Decorate your own eggs at home by stocking up on colourful dyes, fun stickers, jewels, pearls and shrink wraps – or choose from their gorgeous hanging egg decorations for a picture-perfect display. Add that special finishing touch to your Easter gifts with rabbit tea towels and beautiful paper bags.
Locally made tsoureki (Greek Easter bread) will be hitting the shelves soon, so keep an eye out...
An essential stop for chocolate, cheese and coffee lovers! You might head to Coal River Farm for chocolates, but you’ll stay for ALL the temptations. Their signature Easter Chocolate Box has four new, sumptuous, Easter-y flavours: hot cross bun praline, apple crumble, coconut marshmallow egg and simnel cake. It would make a great gift, but we won’t judge if you polish it off during some Netflix down time.
3. GILBERT’S FRESH MARKET
Wow – the hardest part will be deciding what to leave behind! The Easter Bunny has paid a generous visit to Gilbert's, with plenty of treats for young ones… and the young at heart. Their spiced hot cross buns are baked fresh and make a delicious treat with a cup of coffee after a busy day shopping for eggs.
4. IGA FREO
Your one-stop Easter shop in the heart of Fremantle has a huge range of Easter eggs, bunnies and homemade Easter buns. Spend $30 at IGA Freo and Park free for 45min in Henderson street undercover car park.
To skip the sugar, get crafty and pick up some of Stackwood’s natural wooden eggs to decorate. You could also weave your own Easter Basket during a workshop in their lush warehouse for some pre-school holiday ‘me time’.
6. WHIZZ POP CANDY SHOP
Weird and wonderful flavours will satisfy your curiosity in this Wonka-esque store. Find classic Easter choices, like mini eggs, whizz fizz cream eggs and creamy white chocolate bunnies, alongside mega sour bubble gum eggs, Yowies and even lollipop teeth! It’s definitely worth taking a look around in here.
Heaps of chocolate bunnies and eggs ready to find their (not-quite) forever homes at Peaches' glorious choccie display! The Tony's Chocolonely egg-stra special chocolate eggs aren’t just filled with chocolatey goodness, they’re also ethically sourced – so you can indulge guilt-free. While you’re at Peaches, pick up a copy of Fremantle’s Family Cookbook 2 and take your festive family dinners to the next level with the delicious flavours of Fremantle – from fresh seafood feasts.
You can’t go past one of Freo’s most iconic attractions for sweet treats, especially is you're last minute shopping – Fremantle Markets is open all long weekend (yard, 8am – 6pm / main hall, 9am – 6pm).
Cupcakes are the perfect treat to share with friends and family, and DNK Cupcakes serves up some pretty delicious flavours, from classic chocolate and vanilla to gluten-free and vegan options.
For a retro theme (think old school Aussie lollies like sherbet cones, mallow eggs, honeycomb, Scottish tablet, red raspberry toffee dummies, spinning tops and mushrooms) head to Fremantle Candy Store. This local family-owned lolly shop has been a constant at the markets for over 35 years.
They’re known for their wholefood – but Manna’s treats are just as wholesome and delicious! Get yourself a little snack or a trolly full of Easter. Choose from Banjo the Carob Bunny, organic Easter eggs and more.