Paul.A.Young takes you on a chocolate journey through the festive season

Conjuring the magic of Christmas and the memories we make together, top UK chocolatier Paul A Young’s Christmas Collection takes you through an edible journey of the most enchanting moments of the festive season

Paul A Young Xmas

The Christmas festivities don’t start until the tree is up so Paul expertly captures Trimming the Tree with a ganache of Guittard 38% Milk Chocolate blended with the essential oils of orange and delicate clove and a shell blended with pine and cedar,

For the main event – Christmas Dinner, Paul worked with his Kitchen Development Manager Hayley Parker to create this incredible truffle that’s bound to get the table talking. A beef dripping infused caramel with Cornish Sea Salt and rosemary, sage and thyme sits inside a shell of FireTree 75% Makira Solomon Islands and is topped with a crunchy beef dripping roast potato crumble.

Then it’s time for Christmas Dinner Dessert and everyone’s favourite, Yule Log. This ganache of chocolate swiss roll sponge, Demerara sugar, dark Rum, Guittard 72% dark chocolate and brandy buttercream is covered in Valrhona 66% Caraibe and decorated with cocoa butter snow.

After the gluttony of the 25th, there’s even more to be eaten on Boxing Day, with the main event of a cheeseboard and chutney! A true highlight of the collection, this chocolate mixes a traditional chutney caramel with cheddar and parmesan cheese in the ganache for a brand new take on salty-sweet flavours in chocolate enrobed with Duffy’s 65% Dominican Republic.

You won’t be able to wait until the countdown this New Years’ Eve – for Paul’s French 75- inspired chocolate is irresistible, with a cocktail of champagne, lemon and Adam Woodyatt’s Neat Gin folded through a white chocolate ganache all wrapped up for a final flourish with a sparkly decoration.

Other festive moments captured in the collection include: Stir Up Sunday, The Nutcracker Suite, Baking Gingerbread, The Office Christmas Party, Carol Service, Treat for Santa and After Dinner Coffee.

Gifting Range

Paul’s gifting selection has something for every occasion; whether it’s the centrepiece of your Christmas table, an after-dinner shared treat, a stocking filler or that little something special. To view the Gifting Collection in full go to