Monthly Archives: March 2018

  1. Chocolate hamper gift guide

    Chocolate hamper gift guide

    If there’s one thing better than the gift of chocolate, it’s the gift of lots of chocolate, beautifully presented in one of our Choc on Choc lovingly made hampers. Our collection of hampers contain delicious chocolate selections for any event, including birthdays, picnics, Mother’s Day and Easter. Or, just because.

    There’s our birthday chocolate hamper, which is cause for celebration in itself. It contains a solid chocolate prosecco bottle, our very popular ‘Birthday’ selection of chocolates dusted with edible golden glitter, and nine tempting truffles. This delectable selection is made with the finest white, milk and dark Belgian chocolates.

    There’s also our patisserie

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  2. Why Easter is a different time every year

    Why Easter is a different time every year

    Easter is always an exciting time of year – partly because it creeps up unexpectedly when you assumed you still had a week or so left before you could crack open your eggs. And if you're anything like us here at Choc n Choc, you're always so distracted by the delicious chocolate everywhere that you forget it falls at a different time every year.

    So, once and for all: here's why Easter falls on different dates.

    Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox, to put it simply. The most common date for Easter in the West is 19 April. The earliest it can fall is 22 March, and the latest is 25 April.

    The confusing system for working it out comes

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  3. Life inside the chocolate factory

    Life inside the chocolate factory

    If you've ever wondered what it's like inside a chocolate factory in the run-up to Easter, here's a little update from behind the scenes as the year's biggest chocolate event approaches!

    Chocolate Dippy Eggs 

    15,000 chocolate filled eggs...That's right, we've made 15,000 Chocolate Filled Eggs with Toast Soldiers so far this year, and counting. 

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  4. Easter egg hunt guide

    Easter egg hunt guide

    If there's one question on everyone's lips at the moment, it's:

    How do you carry out a good old fashioned Easter egg hunt? Well, whether it’s for kids or grown-ups (we won’t judge) here’s how to have the best Easter egg hunt this year.

    1.   Camouflage

    Assuming your Easter egg hunt will be taking place in a garden of some sort, you’ll need to carefully consider how you’re going to ensure your Easter treats are well hidden.

    Whether this means gluing green shredded paper onto the boxes of your eggs, or wrapping them in green foil, you need to think about how they're going to blend in. Another way to ensure your Easter eggs are

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  5. Top 10 Easter Gifts Guide

    Top 10 Easter Gifts Guide

    Easter is one of the best times of year. Perhaps we’re slightly biased, but chocolate eggs, Bank Holidays, the start of Spring – what’s not to love? Choc on Choc has a mouth-watering selection of chocolate Easter treats for your loved ones. Here’s 10 of our favourites to inspire you.

    1 Chocolate Bunny and Carrots

    Nothing says Easter quite like ten white chocolate carrots and a milk chocolate bunny bottom (who won’t be the only one diving in). This handmade Easter spectacular might be cuteness overload, but we’re sure there’s someone in your life who’d love it.

    2 Chocolate

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  6. How to make your own Easter egg

    How to make your own Easter egg

    If you’re feeling proactive this Easter, you might want to try your hand at creating an Easter egg – with or without the kids (we won’t judge). All the fun of making something yourself – plus a delicious chocolate egg at the end to enjoy.

    If you’re feeling creative, our Make Your Own Chocolate Egg kit is perfect. It contains all the ingredients and tools you’ll need, complete with chef’s hat and a yummy bag of sweets to decorate. Simply melt the delicious Belgian milk chocolate we provide, mould it into our egg moulds, and wait for the magic to happen. Once it’s set, use the sweets to decorate into a face.

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  7. Mother's Day chocolate breakfast in bed recipes

    Mother's Day chocolate breakfast in bed recipes

    Mother’s Day is a great chance to show our Mums how much they’re loved. And who hasn’t felt loved when they’ve been given the gift of chocolate? Even better – given the gift of chocolate while still in bed?

    Here at Choc on Choc, we really value chocolate breakfast in bed – so here are some ideas to do just that for your Mum this year.

    Chocolate chip pancakes

    This BBC recipe for chocolate chip pancakes will really put you in the good books.

    Whisk together 2 eggs with 5 tbsp milk, and place 150g self-raising flour, 2 tbsp caster sugar and a

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