Frequently Asked Questions - Deliveries
Can I choose a delivery date?
So, even at Christmas time, I can choose my date?
There’s always an exception.
If you’re early enough, then our last delivery day is Decmeber 22nd. But the Brownie Elves and the ovens can only make so many brownies a day, so we do close the order book for particular days when it’s full. This sometimes applies at other busy times, such as Mother’s Day.
If in doubt, order early!
If you’re treating yourself, then remember our brownies do freeze well, ready to be enjoyed whenever you like during your Christmas festivities.
How long does it take to deliver in the UK?
Will my order definitely arrive on the day I’ve chosen?
We work very hard to ensure we ship from our end on time, and the couriers do everything they can to have it there when we said it would be. We all know that sometimes things happen beyond our control, whether it’s snowy weather or chocolate being spilt over the road (not us, but it did happen).
Deliveries requested for Monday will ship from us on friday afternoon (don't worry each box leaves us fresh from the ovens and has a best before of 10 days and so will be in perfect condition when they arrive). However, due to the huge increase in shipments seen by all the couriers many DPD depots have to work weekends just to try and keep up. This does mean that inevitably some monday deliveries will be made on a Saturday/sunday.
A bit like with Christmas, if in doubt, order early. If you’re ordering for something like a wedding or birthday party, then we’d suggest you consider having the delivery a day or two before the event. With a shelf life of 10 days, you will always get to enjoy our brownies in perfect condition.
How are the brownies delivered?
We usually use a next working day delivery service with a nationwide courier company. They know they’re delivering perishable goods, and they make every effort to ensure delivery of the brownies happens on time. If you’re sending a gift to someone and can provide their contact information, if there are any problems the driver will try to make contact to ensure delivery.
For the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, IOM etc, we ship by First Class Royal Mail. This can take an extra day or two.
And if you’re really local to us, then you might get one of the team turning up in the Gower Cottage Brownies Land Rover to drop them off.
Can I add a personalised message to my order?
Of course. When you get to the checkout stage, you’ll be able to enter your message there. Just a bit of advice if you’re sending the brownies to someone else: don’t forget to tell them who it’s from in your message! You would not believe how many times we’ve had people ring up to ask where they’ve come from!
Unless, of course, you’re a secret admirer. That would blow your cover a bit. But for everyone else, remember to include your name!
What time will my brownies be delivered?
If they’re coming with our courier service, then it can be any time between 8 am and 8 pm. However, the courier will give you a two-hour delivery timeslot update on the day they’re going to deliver them.
Can I change my order?
Do the brownies need signing for?
How much does delivery cost?
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Do you deliver outside of the UK?
Frequently Asked Questions - Brownies
What is the shelf life of your brownies?
I can’t see my favourite flavour on the website. Have you stopped making some?
How many calories are in each brownie?
Honestly, if you’re counting calories, and we hate to say this, but these are probably not the treat for you. We don’t make any claims of them being healthy, and we pack the best chocolate and butter into every brownie.
If you really want to know, prepare yourself, and you can check out the full nutritional content of each different flavour brownie on the individual page.
But truly, we suggest not looking and just enjoying today. Skimp tomorrow.
Can the brownies be frozen?
Yes, they freeze very well. If you’re keeping the brownies for yourself, then we recommend wrapping them individually before freezing. That way, you can just take out as many as you need at a time.
If you’ve bought the brownies as a gift to give at a later date, then we suggest taking them out of the box and tissue paper, then freezing them in their tied greaseproof paper pack. You can then take them out the freezer and reassemble the gift when you’re ready to give them.