Easter may be done and dusted but all we can still seem to think about is chocolate! Get your fix with South Australia’s best chocolatiers!
As the oldest family-owned chocolate makers in Australia, Haighs have been creating delicious confectionary in South Australia since 1915! Known for their fruit centred chocolates, giant frogs and delicious truffles, this well loved chocolatier has served Australians their favourite sweets for over 100 years. The first Haighs store on the corner of King William Street, is still the flagship store, selling beautifully packaged Australian themed gifts including the popular Easter Bilby over Easter. Interested to see the process from creating to packing? Haigh’s even offer free guided tours of their factory and visitor centre in Parkside where customers can see how all the chocolate is made – winning!
Red Cacao Chocolatier
Nestled away in Stirling in the beautiful Adelaide Hills, you’ll discover a boutique artisan chocolate shop, café and dessert bar at Red Cacao. Founded by chocolatier Marcus Booth-Remmers, a mixture of European coverture and local ingredients are used in the chocolate at Red Cacao. There’s also a focus on experimenting with flavour combinations which is evident in Red Cacao’s chocolate bars that feature beautiful flavours including there raspberry, almond and cherry block and strawberry and green peppercorn block. Every friday Red Cacao transforms into a dessert bar, serving up delicious seasonal desserts and dessert tasting plates as well as a wide range of hot chocolates, coffees and iced beverages.
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Four Winds Chocolates
Named after the family home in Willunga, Four Winds Chocolates on the Fleurieu Peninsula is an Instagram lovers dream! The sweets created by professional chocolatier and self-proclaimed melter and creator, Wendy Ashwin look almost too pretty to eat and what started as a love for baking, slowly became a business, label and now shop. The amazing cakes and patisserie available at the weekend café are popular with tourists and locals alike, with their chocolates also available at local cafe and wineries. The perfect gift for any occasion.
The Riverland is famous for its citrus and stone fruits and this chocolate café sure knows how to use them! Havenhand Chocolates take fruits including oranges and grapes that are native to the Riverland to create amazing chocolate covered fruits it’s their specialty! If you aren’t the biggest fan of this combination, the chocolatiers make a variety of other options (over 300 to be exact) using their Belgian chocolate including blocks, truffles and novelties! The café also offer a selection of sweet and savoury afternoon tea delights in a relaxing environment. If you’re headed to the Riverland for a weekend away or holiday, a visit to to Havenhand Chocolates is a must!
Multi-award winners, Minlaton Chocolaterie need no introduction. Famous for not only their tantalising confectionary, this Yorke Peninsula establishment is also a café that treats guests to incredible coffee, pastries, desserts and meals that are all made with seasonal produce that combines flavours from ingredients around the region. Chocolatiers, José and Leanne create their premium chocolates six days a week making a variety of truffles and tasty sweet treats.