10 Unusual Chocolate Flavours You Should Try | Friars

We stock a wide and comprehensive catalogue of chocolates and flavours at Friars. Here, we look at 10 Unusual chocolate flavours we think you really ought to try. Sometimes change and diversity is good for the soul as well as the palate, but don’t just take our word for it jump in and have a try for yourself. 1. Friars Florentine Chocolate To start you off, what about these wonderfully crunchy bite size offerings? Slivered Almonds with Pistachios and caramel topping a half dipped smooth Hazelnut praline chocolate. Crazily good,... Read More


Freakshake (milkshake on steroids) Recipe

Found this recipe of a salted pertzel and chocolate freakshake (courtesy of and just had to share it. If only Friars still had a cafe, these would be a real crowd pleaser. Ingredients Vanilla ice cream Milk Nutella Whipped cream Pretzels Pretzel dust (put pretzels in a bag and crush them with crushing device of your choice). Directions 1. Add milk, ice cream, and one very large spoonful of Nutella to your blender or food processor. blend. ​ 2. Take a large spoonful of nutella and line the interior... Read More


Best Ice Cream Toppings (why? because we said so)

Chocolate Cinder Toffee Break it up with a rolling pin and sprinkle on vanilla ice cream, food of the gods!   Milk Buttons Melt the buttons and then mix with butter, butter cream and caster sugar. Yum.   Ice Cream Flavored Jelly Beans Because it is just a party in your mouth.   Mint Fondant Delicious when broken into chocolate ice cream.   Irish Cream Fudge Add a kick to your ice cream by crumbling over some Irish cream fudge (made with real Baileys).


Chocolate Covered Bacon Recipe!

Found this recipe online courtesy of and just had to share it. Bacon = yum. Chocolate = yum. It has to work…right? Serves 6 30g milk chocolate buttons 1 lb of uncooked bacon Heat large skillet on high; add bacon strips. Turn bacon strips over as needed with tongs. Cook back until it’s reduced to about ¼ of its original size and appears to be crispy. (Personally I believe that the bacon should be crispy; however if you prefer your chocolate covered bacon chewy opposed to crunchy then reduce... Read More


Fabulous Kendal Mint Cake Liqueur Cocktail Recipes

The recently launched Kendal Mint Cake Liqueur is proving to be really popular in our stores. Here are a few delicious cocktail recipes. Minthopper In a Martini Glass Run lemon over the rim of the glass Dip into a mixture of sugar and cocoa powder Into a cocktail shaker put: 50ml of Kendal Mint Cake Liqueur 50ml of double cream 6 ice cubes Shake & strain into Martini Glass Sprinkle flaked chocolate over the top Garnish with a sprig of mint   An Edmund Hillary Fill a shot glass with... Read More


Brownie Bites Milkshake

      1. To make whipped cream, combine heavy cream, sugar and vanilla in a stainless steel mixing bowl. Beat on high using the whisk attachment until soft peaks form. Place the bowl in freezer until you’re ready to assemble milkshakes. 2. Place ice cream, brownie pieces, milk, coffee and chocolate syrup in a blender. Blend until smooth with tiny brownie pieces visible. 3.  Melt your favourite flavour of Friar’s Chocolate Buttons and then drizzle chocolate  on inside of tall glass. Pour in milkshake and top with whipped cream,... Read More