By Rebecca Ramshaw
After a year of seemingly endless lockdowns and cancelled celebrations, everybody needs an extra-special treat this Easter. So, put down those bog-standard chocolate eggs – we’ve found some of Huddersfield’s sweetest, most decadent treats, all handmade by local businesses. And the best part? You can get these indulgent desserts delivered right to your doorstep. We’re sold.
With everything from donut-topped shakes to loaded cookie dough and waffles on the menu, Barni’s is made for diners with a serious sweet tooth. Home to the infamous naked cookie and cookie dough burrito, these unbelievable creations are packed with chunks of your favourite chocolate bars and ready for you to warm up in the oven. The only decision you have to make is whether or not to share it…
How to order: Directly through their website, and available on Just Eat and Uber Eats.
Home to the ‘chonkiest’ cookies around, this Huddersfield-based bakery is all about size. Not your average cookies, these incredible creations come packed with super-soft and sticky fillings, with favourite flavours and classic combinations like peanut butter and jam, Nutella, and Lotus Biscoff. Perfect for an alternative to chocolate eggs, adults and kids alike will go gooey-eyed for these cookies.
Dixon’s Milk Ices
A Huddersfield institution, Dixon’s Milk Ices have been perfecting their home-made ice cream since the 1960s, and they’ve come a long way since the simple ‘99s your parents probably remember. Their creamy creations now come loaded with your favourite chocolate bars and biscuits – including Oreo and Kinder Bueno – along with classic combos like strawberries and cream and salted caramel. As a special Easter treat, they’re even offering Creme Egg infused ice cream and Mini Egg chocolate brownies. But you’ll have to be quick, these flavours won’t hang around for long!
How to order: Available on Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats
For those who have a sweet tooth but prefer something a little more sophisticated to delve into, Heavenly Desserts Huddersfield deliver immaculately presented sweet treats – perfect for serving up after that big Easter roast. From elegant tarts and profiteroles, to melt-in-the-mouth puddings and waffles drizzled with toppings, there’s something for the whole family to tuck into.
How to order: Available on Deliveroo, or Click & Collect via their website.
This family-run Huddersfield dessert shop are all about irresistible sundaes and shakes. Simply choose your favourite chocolate bar, and Scoopilicious will stir it into a deliciously creamy sundae using their home-made gelato, or blitz it up into an indulgent milkshake, topped with whipped cream and all the drool-worthy trimmings. Kids will love their special waffles and cookie dough creations, which are made fresh to order and come with all of their favourite chocolate flavours on top – not forgetting the ice cream and marshmallows.
How to order: Directly through their website, or available on Just Eat.
Egg-Free Cake Box Huddersfield
These sweet treats might be egg-free, but they’re certainly not short on flavour. The ideal sweet treat for veggies and those following a lacto-free diet, Cake Box Huddersfield bake beautifully fluffy cakes and desserts. Whether you’re after an all-out celebration cake topped with piles of fruit and chocolate treats, a box of colourful cupcakes to share with the family, or just a couple of slices to see you through the long weekend, these extravagant bakes look just as good as they taste.
How to order: Available through Deliveroo and Uber Eats
Famed for their huge selection of luxurious homemade gelato, Icestone Gelato make everything from brownies and waffles to pancakes and sundaes, all generously topped with mouth-watering sauces and whipped cream. The perfect treat for any chocoholic this Easter, Icestone are currently offering an exclusive range of mouth-watering desserts topped with the classic Terry’s Chocolate Orange, including crepes, cookie dough and waffles.
How to order: Directly through their website, or Just Eat, Uber Eats and Deliveroo