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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Twix Dark Confirmed sighting: Twix Dark
Posted: 22:10 Mon 18-Aug-2008. Price: 2 for 3. Location: Somerfield, Lanark, Scotland. Nutritional unusualness: 123kcal per bar.
Another double-dose of Zeddy today, beginning with the Twix Dark which he: "Just discovered were available two days ago. Absolutely smashing they are too, being Mars dark chocolate like the Mars Midnight of a few years back. The chocolate contrasts superbly with the caramel and biscuit to make a superior Twix. Damnable thing is they are a Limited edition. Still 14 fingers to a pack."

That said, you might have to go further afield to track down the Galaxy Minis Collection which he located for 1.99 (B-and-M, Hamilton, Scotland) in "Milk chocolate, crispy and almond croquant" varieties, remarking: "These made-in-Dubai mini Galaxy bars were a surprising find in a local shop as I think I've seen them on the in-flight shopping magazines. The 'crispy' one is like a Nestle Crunch with nice chocolate (take note Nestle), whilst the 'crocodile'-style one is like little bits of crunchy nuts (caramelised almonds actually). The other one is like... well... Galaxy chocolate. Well worth the money and not a bit of chocolate bloom on them considering where they were made."

...In other biscuity bites: I don't think the new Raspberry and Chocolate flavour is going to save Weetabix's Alpen Groove; 1.99 for a box of 15 seems a bit steep for Tesco/Nestle's Toffee Crisp Oaty Bites; and, never mind the CGI panda, I can't believe that NiceCupOfTeaEtc has written 5 paragraphs about Fox's Whipped Creams (1.25/200g, Sainsbury, in lemon or strawberry) without mentioning that they're basically shortcake Jammie Dodgers?

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Posted: 09:12 Tue 19-Aug-2008 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: since these are individually wrapped, should they not be unixes instead of twixes?
Posted: 10:08 Tue 19-Aug-2008 by "Phillerena " # permalink comment
Comment: The Twix Dark are lovely dipped in tea, much better than regular Twix.

I'll try to get a scan of the Twix Cappucino wrapper when I can.


Posted: 19:49 Tue 19-Aug-2008 by "A" # permalink comment
Comment: I tried the dark twix last week. Its nice, not as sweet as a regular twix with it being dark chocolate. I probably wouldnt bother getting them again tough.
Posted: 20:11 Tue 19-Aug-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Those Fox's biscuits are actually just viennese whirls.

http://www.ukgoods.com/images/thumbnail/mr-kipling-viennese-whirls.jpg


Posted: 10:13 Thu 21-Aug-2008 by "Phillerena " # permalink comment
Comment: That's what I thought when I saw them - exactly like Viennese Whirls.
Posted: 11:18 Thu 21-Aug-2008 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: fair point, but aren't Viennese Whirls just Jammy Dodgers for grown-ups? What do you mean, "No, not really"? :)
Posted: 17:42 Thu 21-Aug-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Dear, dear,http://www.nicecupofteaandasitdown.com will have your guts for garters. jammy Dodgers do not usually have a cream filling in them. The Jammy bit should be the giveaway there!
Posted: 20:41 Thu 21-Aug-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22771927 (at!) N02/2401850372/

Twix cappo


Posted: 14:02 Tue 26-Aug-2008 by "robertster" # permalink comment
Comment: I'll add my weight to the opinion that Fox's Whipped Creams are just Viennese Whirls.

Also, a friend recently returned from the US espousing the wonders of the peanut butter Twix. Seemed pretty decent when I picked one up in Cyber Candy.


Posted: 19:46 Tue 26-Aug-2008 by "Nick T" # permalink comment
Comment: Zeddy, fair point re the cream in Jammie Dodgers, but I wish to question the red goo which Burton's (or whoever makes them this week) puts in said Dodgers. Witness! Look at the ingredients! ! It is described as "raspberry flavoured plum jam".

Is true raspberry jam really so expensive they can't use it in our proudest achievement in sandwich biscuits? If it is, why not just leave it as plum flavoured plum jam?

And just don't get me started about the should-there-be-jam-in-teacakes outrage.


Posted: 16:02 Thu 11-Sep-2008 by "Phillerena " # permalink comment
Comment: I recently discovered that Twix Dark tastes gorgeous when put in the microwave for 10-15 seconds. The caramel goes soft and gooey and when you bite into the Twix it oozes out. Very addictive, I got through about 5 or 6 fingers one after the other.
Posted: 22:25 Tue 04-Nov-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: I got a pack of these for 99p the other day. Oh dear.
Posted: 09:46 Fri 07-Nov-2008 by "Phillerena " # permalink comment
Comment: Morrisons are selling them for even less than that.
Posted: 21:32 Fri 07-Nov-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Exactly how much less?
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