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Posted: 23:03 Thu 15-Jul-2004. Price: 2.58. Location: Tesco, Reading. Nutritional unusualness: Contains soft toffee (29%), milk chocolate 29%.
"Diarmuid Mallon" reports: For once a spinoff product that looks exactly like the original. The Rolo Cake is so convincing, I temporarily suffered a Land-of-the-Giants episode. The cake is about 6 inches in diameter, and covered in a very thick chocolate shell. Inside is a chocolate sponge, which had disappointingly absorbed most of the toffee. The thick shell makes it tricky to cut the cake into more than 4 slices, but personally I didn't see this as a downside :-)

..."Diarmuid" here provides a brief flashback to the heady days of "Mike Gray's" "unspeakably huge" 4.5kg Kraft Toblerone - can't wait for the low-carb version. In other cakey wakefulness: I'm fairly convinced that Soreen's Apple and Cinnamon Fruit Loaf (also available in "Summer Fruits" - ie, "Raisins infused with Raspberry and Blueberry", both varieties contain hydrogenated vegetable oil) are basically fruit cakes in all but name; and I haven't seen any sign of Mr Kipling's Time Out range (including Ginger and Lemon, Carrot and Orange Squares), but I did quite enjoy his 4 Strawberry and White Chocolate and Totally Toffee Swirls (1.49 in Finchley Road Sainsbury's), the latter reminding me considerably of what my primary school, in less "politically correct" times, used to describe as "Gypsy Tart".

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Posted: 11:40 Fri 16-Jul-2004 by "Nebbish" # permalink comment
Comment: That 4.5kg Toblerone has entered the realms of legend.
Posted: 15:02 Sat 17-Jul-2004 by "Mike Gray" # permalink comment
Comment: To think, I've wasted my fifteen minutes of fame on a snack food that I couldn't even afford. Bah. 38767 2 07
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