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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Mr Kipling Frosty Fancies Confirmed sighting: Mr Kipling Frosty Fancies
Posted: 17:35 Tue 12-Dec-2006. Price: 1.55/ box of 8. Location: Waitrose, Sheffield. Nutritional unusualness: 103kcal, 16.7g sugar "per serving" (presumably per fancy).
"Grace" reports: These are the Christmas variation of Fondant Fancies, they are quite tasty. Worth a try, but not really much of an innovation, they taste similar to the originals. I don't see what they have to do with Christmas, they aren't mince pie or christmas pudding flavour or anything. A bit of a letdown!

...Speaking of which, I'm fairly certain I saw a Mr Kipling multipack containing chocolate-covered slices of Christmas cake, while Sainsbury's current "Why Not Try" ads also pay unofficial homage to "Kaptain Korolev's" pioneering Mars Christmas concept. Personally, I preferred Kipling's Orange And Cranberry Mini Classics (2 for 2.50 in Sainsbury's) which also seemed to be free of hydrogenated vegetable oil, unlike today's main sighting - "Don't let the sweet and innocent appearance of my Frosty Fancies lull you into thinking that they are any less irresistible than their colourful cousins!" gurgles Mr Kipling on the packaging.

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Posted: 20:28 Thu 14-Dec-2006 by "KatieP" # permalink comment
Comment: I think these Christmas Fondant Fancies look yummy! they do look festive because it's like they're snow-covered!! :oP ..I won't eat them though because as usual with all the Mr Kipling products they contain the dreaded HYDRODGENATED vegetable oil! WHY WHY WHY Mr K do you keep putting that crap in everything??? >:o(
Posted: 20:44 Thu 14-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: They put it in food so it has a longer shelf life, but it's counter-productive because it's reducing the 'shelf life' of their customers, so, not very clever when you look at it that way
Posted: 21:34 Mon 07-May-2007 by "Rhosboss" # permalink comment
Comment: Oooph, very clever observation there Marquez.
Posted: 02:18 Tue 08-May-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Indeed, Gracias
Posted: 13:45 Tue 08-May-2007 by "Electric Apple" # permalink comment
Comment: Not really, they use a POTSY 2000.(Not at all similar to the PATSY 2000). Now, the POTSY is a acronym for Photo-Ototomic Trans- Somgobulating- Yectofantriplutoniczanziptomiser. This contraption is designed to Hydrodgenate vegetables otherwise the axis square metres would collide and indeed, decrease the volume of shelf life. But they should use a PUTSY 2000... Photo- Unutomic- Trans- Somgobulating- Yectofantriplutonzanziptomiser. This would put in Un-Hydrodgenated vegetables in and make it tastier in a cuboid area of 000.045.00 Yectofractimons (or tastebud pleasure). That's the short explanation anyway...
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