Chocolate Makes the World Go Round!

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In celebration of the best week of the year (National Chocolate Week!) we’ve been gathering some fascinating facts about chocolate consumption around the world. Take a look at some of our favourite chocolatey facts below! Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to with this graphic.

Chocolicious Recipes for Coffee-Break Nibbles

There are few things better in life than a hot, comforting cup of freshly made coffee… Except the sweet treat that comes with it! Our delicious recipes for chunky chocolate biscotti and a truly indulgent chocolate loaf are the perfect accompaniments for that 11am pick-me-up or after dinner drink. Just click on the images below to see the full size version, then bake, brew, and enjoy! You’ll need the most important ingredient (chocolate!) which you can buy in perfect-for-baking chocolate drops here.

Brilliant Back-To-School Lunchbox Treats

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Skip the chocolate bars and give your kids something super-special to look forward to at lunchtime with these delicious recipes for indulgent Chocolate Whoopie Pies and fantastically-fun Cake Pops! Just click on the images below to see the full sized version. You’ll need the key ingredient (chocolate!) which you can buy in little drops that are perfect for baking (and great for snacking on too!) You can find them here. Want to share these recipes on your own site? You’re more than welcome to,

Strange Chocolate Combinations that Really Work


There are some classic chocolate combinations that go together like bread and butter – raspberries, orange, toffee… But what about if you want to try something new? There’s a whole bunch of flavours that sound like they shouldn’t work with chocolate, but actually make our favourite food taste even better – if that’s possible! We’ve pulled together a slideshow of the best unusual chocolate combinations that you should try today. Click on the slides for recipes so you can see

Super-Simple & Simply-Scrumptious Chocolate Recipes

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These recipes are really simple and loads of fun to make, and best of all they require no cooking skills – so are perfect for creating with the kids! Just click on the images below to see the full sized version.

The key ingredient needs no introduction – chocolate drops! You can find our range here. And if you’d like to share these recipes on your own site, you’re more than welcome to – just be sure to say thanks by linking back!

More Recipes for Light, Summery, and Terrifically Tempting Chocolate Treats

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If you enjoyed our chocolate dipped coconut macaroons and our chocolate refrigerator cheesecake you will LOVE these! Our Chocolate Sorbet is chocolatey, light, and super-refreshing – the perfect treat for a hot summers’ day! While our Chocolate Coconut Banoffe Pie is bursting with tropical flavours – we challenge you to find a better dessert for a balmy night. Just click on the images below to view the full-sized, printable versions, and if you need our delicious chocolate drops, just click here. You’re welcome to share these

From Sacher Torte to Tiramisu: How Chocolate Is Eaten Around The World


We probably don’t need to say that chocolate is our favourite food at Lily O’Brien’s – whether we’re treating ourselves to our favourite chocolate collection or whipping up a delicious chocolatey treat in the kitchen! In fact, we love finding new ways to enjoy chocolate so much that we’ve traveled the world (metaphorically at least) to find the world’s favourite ways to eat chocolate. Take a look below to see how chocolate is eaten around the world!    You’re welcome to share this image on

Two More Recipes for Tempting Summer Treats


You may have noticed that we’ve been busy making lots of delicious summer desserts, from refreshing chocolate chip ice cream, through to a light and creamy chocolate refrigerator cheesecake. Here are two more recipes for tempting chocolatey treats, perfect for summer snacking, or indulging in any time of year! If you’d like to whip them up yourself, don’t forget about the most important ingredient – chocolate!

More Delicious Summer Recipes!

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With summer comes an abundance of fruit filled treats intended to refresh us when the weather starts to heat up. If you’re anything like us, all that fruity goodness leads to a major chocolate craving; no matter how hot the temperature! So, to follow on from our previous summer recipes post, we’ve put together two more light, chocolatey, and totally tempting summer recipes. Perfect for satisfying even the most serious of chocoholics! With our dark chocolate drops available here, and just a few

10 Of The Best Things to Do With Dad For Father’s Day


Father’s Day is a great opportunity for busy families to take some time out of their hectic schedules and enjoy a day-trip, and gives a chance for Dads (and Mums too) to have fun with their kids. Wherever you are in the country, there are lots of things going on for you to enjoy. Here’s a quick look at some of the most fun and family-friendly events going on in the UK and Ireland this Father’s Day. What’s On In