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A Little History Lesson!

Geoff Dixon - June 15th, 2017


Huttons Chocolate Shop is situated in the Victorian arcade on Crag Brow, Bowness on Windermere and was established in 1901, offering locals and visitors to the Lake District exquisite handmade chocolates, truffles fudge and speciality toffee produced on the premises.

Wonderful stories are told in our delightful shop by some of the more ‘mature’ residents in Windermere of exchanging sugar coupons during the rationing years for bags of Huttons special fudge and ladies earning ‘pin money’ in the 1940s by sticking labels on toffee jars (1d for every jar !)

Almost 120 years later and Huttons is still a thriving family business manufacturing truffles on the premises using original Huttons recipes, ingredients include superior chocolate, fresh local cream and fine liqueurs . Our truffles are filled , dipped and rolled in chocolate splinters individually by hand daily.

If you have visited our lovely shop in Bowness and enjoyed a selection of our handmade truffles and would like to send a gift box to a special someone or a treat for yourself – well now you can.

Our luxurious handmade chocolates and truffles are available from our online store. Choose from your favourite centres in our ‘loose truffle’ range , we have 50 fabulous flavours to select from including our best selling Pink Prosecco truffle and the latest addition ‘Peanut Butter and Jelly Bullet ’to our chocolate menu .Our handmade loose chocolates and truffles are sold in quantities of 6 per flavour. Presentation boxes are filled with a hand picked selection of assorted centres across our range and are beautifully presented in a ribboned keepsake box.

 

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