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A box of delights

9 November 2018

Enticing and exquisite chocolates have been a part of our Bettys tradition since the beginning. Before that, even: when he opened the very first Bettys Café Tea Room in Harrogate in 1919, our founder Frederick Belmont could already style himself ‘Chocolate Specialist’, having refined his skills studying with the master confectioners of Switzerland and Paris.

Nearly a century later, the chocolatiers at our Craft Bakery uphold Frederick’s standards of imagination and finesse in every chocolate they create – rich truffles, nutty pralines, dainty creams, soft marzipans and indulgent caramels. From classics such as our Lady Betty Peppermint Creams to new favourites like our Salted Caramel Chocolates, all are crafted from the finest Swiss Grand Cru made from prized Venezuelan Criollo cocoa beans, then hand-finished with a dedicated eye for detail.

We like to keep our most special collections just for this time of year, like our Christmas Chocolate Selection and our Bettys Christmas Chocolate Box. With traditional designs inspired by Christmases gone by and featuring the nostalgic illustrations of Yorkshire artist Emily Sutton, each of the boxes is a joy to behold

We’ve also – if you’ll excuse the pun – created some chocolates that truly embody the Christmas spirit. Our Chocolate Liqueur Stars feature sumptuously rich ganache centres fortified with Cointreau and cognac, housed in white and milk chocolate star-shaped shells and dusted with icing sugar and cocoa. Perfect for grown-up stockings and for gifting to your own ‘Chocolate Specialists’.

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