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Confirmed sighting: Cadbury Puds/ misc Cadbury desserts
Posted: 20:05 Sun 16-03-2003. Price: 1.29 for two. Location: Sainsburys, North London. Sub-flavours: Milk Chocolate, Caramel. Nutritional unusualness: None noted.
Snackspot reports: With the pack proclaiming "Milk chocolate custard & chocolate sponge with a layer of milk chocolate [or caramel] sauce" and "Delicious HOT or COLD", this is a difficult dessert to resist. And not an easy one to prepare either, given the elaborate microwaving instructions ("Remove all of the foil lid, ensuring no traces of foil remain"), and the fact that I've never been able to nuke one without the chocolate custard exploding everywhere. Fortunately the finished product makes up for it, though beginners should also note that the sauce "layer" lurks at the bottom of the pot, beneath the chocolate sponge disc - and, in the case of the somewhat sickly "Caramel" variety, that's the best place to leave it. My local Sainsbury's currently has an entire "gondala end" display of Cadbury brand-extension desserts - so far I've only tried the deeply bizarre Fruit & Nut mousse (1.29 for 2, featuring "scrumptious" chocolate chip cookie, raisins & almonds), and am waiting to see if they do any "reduced" offers on the white chocolate mousse Cadbury Dream.

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Posted: 15:06 Wed 19-03-2003 by Snackspot
Comment: Result! (down to 75p for two pots of "deliciously creamy dream mousse, luxuriously white chocolate chip cookie topped with a layer of indulgent dream dessert", all stratified like a weird cream-coloured trifle). Needless to say, I don't normally like white chocolate, but this was disgusting...
Posted: 22:46 Thu 03-04-2003 by Snackspot
Comment: Presumably the Puds are being positioned against the Muller Custard desserts - available in "Chocolate Sponge", "Jam Sponge" and "Sticky Toffee" varieties (all approx 59p each in Tesco). The chocolate one isn't bad at all, though heating it up seems to highlight the "cheap" taste of the sponge layer. Like revenge, it may be a dish best served cold... 57166 3 42
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