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FRUGALISTA GIFTS: SWEET EASTER HOSTING

The Sweetness of Easter With Family & Friends

Easter, above all, celebrates the resurrection of Christ. It’s celebrated all around the world. Did you know, in Russia, the priests bless the congregants’ Kulich cakes at Easter? (See previous link) Not everyone does Easter hunts or rolls, but it seems nearly everyone celebrates!

 

However, Easter dinners and family gatherings are also a very big part of the day all over the globe. Whether you’re hosting or invited to a celebration, check these sweet ideas to gift your guests as part of the offerings or to give to your host. Or, you might take inspiration from these pictures of Easter dinner foods around the world 

4298-Biscuits_79041_01 Whether the Godiva Biscuit Gift Tin augments your own dessert table or someone else’s, most everyone will likely indulge in sampling the crisp buttery cookies. And they can also make a super host gift for later. 50 cookies each tin. Godiva is just about everywhere, but run out and get some before they run out.
$40 Godiva

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Might the intensity of a Dark Brandied Fruit Cake not only be different, but a hit? Created with flavor-aged candied fruits, pecans, almonds, and imported brandy and rum. Guests who don’t like fruit cakes might change their minds with this one.15 ounces, already sliced and individually wrapped. If you live near New Orleans, stop by and pick up one or two. The rest of you…*
$13 http://www.bakermaid.com

 

The beauty of the Lady M® Citron Mille Crêpes might make it a conversation ladym_citronmillecrepe_whole_h-472x317piece. Fresh lemon custard covers each layer of delicately thin crepes. (Lucky residents of New York & Los Angeles can go pick up these beauties – the rest of you…*
$85 – 9 inches ladym.com

 

EasterCake_pinkBackground__44401.1458238876.386.513The handmade Easter Cake comes dressed for the occasion. A vanilla and raspberry cake crowned with vanilla and chocolate chip. Organic, no preservatives. You might want to call dibs on the dark chocolate rabbit that’s included. Call for pickup if you’re in New York…*

$45 vegandivasnyc.com 

950370_1.jpgI’ve never heard a story of chocolate desserts going to waste at any function. The Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel filling provides a new Twist on an old favorite. 6” diameter, GLUTEN FREE. Easy pick up for New Yorkers. For the rest, factor in shipping cost and time.

$75 deandeluca.com

 

Another NY source offers different  ChocolateCake-SaltedCaramel_3_mediumversion of the Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel. Also gluten-free, same buttercream frosting & caramel. 6” cake serves 10-12.
$45 Krumville Bake Shop.com

 

The Mermaids Bakery in Denver offers a vanilla version of the Salted Caramel cake.

If you’re so inclined, you could make the chocolate one with this recipe.

 

378017_1.jpg (1)The Easter Glory Baskets will look beautiful on the dessert table. Passion fruit ganache fill the colorful chocolate eggs. Set of four, in individual baskets.
$40 deandeluca.com

 

Or you may prefer the 3 Gourmet milk chocolat_moderne_3_eggschocolate eggs in the Chocolat Moderne presentation. Includes the Pink Rose Swirl Egg, Crosshatch Egg, Yellow Rose Swirl Egg in a gift box. Those near Wilkes-Barre, PA, you’re in luck. Others…*
$25 m.igourmet.com

 

valtr3x (1)This one makes a great host gift if they love chocolate. An actual chocolatier hand makes the Yvan Valentin Fresh Truffles. 20 delicious pieces, dusted in cocoa. Easy pick up if you’re in LOS ANGELES. Non-Angelinos…*
$30 fancifullgiftbaskets

 

* Note the shipping specifications and delivery timeframes for each retailer located outside your area. Best get to ordering: most shipped via FedEx Standard; or UPS overnight delivery (as in cost a lot for last minute).
A Google search might find similar items at your retailers or give you ideas to create your own fantastic desserts.
Enjoy!

 

HAPPY EASTER.
MAY YOUR DAY BE FILLED WITH PERFECTION.

HAPPY FRUGALISTA SHOPPING.

 

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