Zero Lactose Easter Egg

Tempo de Leitura: 2 minutos

Easter is a religious celebration and carries in its symbolism the tradition of being consumed chocolate Easter eggs on that date. In this sense, to keep the tradition and include all people in this celebration, we have prepared here a specific lactose zero easter egg recipe for people who are lactose intolerant. Check out the recipe at the end.

Why Zero Lactose?

Lactose is a disaccharide formed by glucose and galactose found in dairy products. When ingested, lactose goes through the hydrolysis process transforming into the monosaccharides mentioned above through the action of the enzyme lactase. In people with lactose intolerance lactase deficiency occurs which can be subdivided into primary or secondary. This deficiency in lactase production develops a clinical syndrome known as lactose intolerance that leads to varying degrees of gastrointestinal symptoms. South American, Asian and African populations are more likely to develop lactose intolerance.

Symptomatology of Lactose Intolerance

This difficulty digesting lactose causes symptoms such as bloating, flatulence, pain, diarrhea and nausea. In addition, deficiency in enzyme production can be congenital or triggered by other diseases such as: gastroenteritis, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis or from the use of antibiotics and chemotherapy.

For treatment, dietary modification should be made, it is indicated the inclusion of 0 lactose foods in the diet and supplementation with the enzyme lactase in specific cases. On the market there are already several dairy products for this specific audience.

Zero Lactose Recipe

Currently it is not that it is not difficult to find Easter eggs 0 lactose available in the market. But for those who wish to prepare homemade Easter eggs, we have prepared here a lactose-free, practical, fast and delicious Easter egg recipe for lactose intolerants. Check out the recipe below.


1- Lactose-free chocolate- 500g

2- Shapes for Easter egg of 250g (2 units)

3- Filling of your choice.


1- Chop the chocolate and melt in the water bath or microwave (30 in 30 seconds).

2- Stir until the chocolate melts completely.

3- Add the chocolate in the pans and spread to cover well (2-3 tablespoon).

4- Refrigerate for 10 minutes.

5- Add more chocolate in the pan, spread and refrigerate for another 10 minutes.

6- Remove the cones from the pan and add the filling you prefer.

As suggestions: Paçoca, nuts, dried fruits, brigadeiro 0 lactose etc.

Bibliographic references

Lactose intolerance
Malik TF, Panuganti KK. Lactose Intolerance. In fashion: StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; May 16, 2022.

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