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      31.08.2014 19:52
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      A lovely bar from Cadbury's

      Growing up, this was my favourite bar of chocolate, and I recently bought a pack of 3 for £1, which I thought was great value. I have fond memories of these bars from when I was younger and wanted to see if they were what I remembered.

      The bar

      When you unwrap the bar, you see something that is about 5 inches long and an inch thick, covered in slightly rippled milk chocolate. When you unwrap the bar, you get the sweet Cadbury's chocolate smell, and there is also a slight nougat smell as well. The overall scent is one of something sweet and satisfying.

      Growing up, I used to eat the nougat first, and then eat the cereal layer, but I decided to take a bite of both bits together. You get a crunchy, yet chewy mouthful. I then decided to eat it the way I used to growing up – and eat each section separately. The nougat by itself is quite tasteless, but very chewy, and the crispies layer is very sweet yet crunchy. It is definitely my favourite of the two layers, although I think that when you eat both together, you get something that is sweet, yet crunchy and chewy.

      My thoughts

      I do like these bars, although it's not a bar that I often buy. It is a perfect combination of crispiness and chewyness although after eating one, my jaw can feel slightly sore with the chewing. It's also not a bar that you can hurry eating, as you have to take small bites to fit it all in your mouth, so it is a satisfying eat as well as being tasty.

      Sometimes I make the mistake of putting these in the fridge, as I do like chilled chocolate. However, it also hardens the nougat, and makes it very painful to eat initially, so I wouldn't recommend chilling this bar, even though it does improve the the chocolate and the crispies layer.

      Price and Availability

      I have seen these on offer in various shops recently, with packs of three or four for £1. A single bar costs around 60p – 70p from most shops and supermarkets. You can also get a duo bar if you want something more substantial, and these cost around 15p extra.

      Ingredients are:
      Nougat (36%) (Glucose syrup, Sugar, Glucose-fructose syrup, Vegetable oil, Fat-reduced cocoa, Dried egg white, Flavourings, Salt), Milk chocolate (Sugar, Dried whole milk, Cocoa mass, Cocoa butter, Dried whey, Vegetable fat, Emulsifier (E442), Flavourings), Sugar, Crispy cereal (5.5%) (Wheat flour, Sugar, Anti-caking agent (Calcium carbonate), Barley malt syrup, Salt, Emulsifiers (E471, Soya lecithin), Raising agent (Ammonium bicarbonate), Vegetable oil), Vegetable fat, Dried whole milk, Fat-reduced cocoa, Emulsifier (E442), Flavouring.
      For those wondering about allergies, these cars contain milk, egg, wheat, gluten, soya and may contain peanuts or other nuts.

      Nutritional information per bar

      Calories 250kcal
      Sugars 30.0g
      Fat 9.9g
      Saturates 6.6g

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      08.03.2014 10:51
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      Another fab chocolate bar from Cadburys.

      As you will all know from my previous referrals I do have a bit of sweet tooth and love the odd chocolate bar. A bar that I have recently become a little addicted too after not eating them for a few years is the Cadburys Double Decker bar.

      I purchased a multi-pack containing 4 of the 54.5g Cadbury's Double Decker bars recently from Asda for the special offer price of just £1.00. I thought this was excellent value as they sell for around 60p each individually and are quite a substantial bar.

      The Double Decker is described on the wrapper as 'Cadbury milk chocolate with a soft, chewy nougat top and crunchy cereal bottom'. The wrapper quite distinctive as it is purple and bright orange in colour, it details all the product information including ingredients listings, allergy advice and nutritional information. It also states that the bar is suitable for vegetarians.

      This chocolate bar does have one downside and that is the calories. Each 54.5g bar contains 250 calories and 9.9g of fat.

      The Double Decker itself is rectangular in shape and appears from the outside to look like a solid bar of chocolate until you bite into it. The top of the bar consists of a thick layer of soft, slightly chewy nougat with a contrasting texture at the bottom with crispy cereal balls encased in smooth, creamy milk chocolate. I really do love the texture contrasts and the taste of Double Decker, they certainly satisfy my chocolate cravings and are also quite filling.

      Overall I love these chocolate bars they are a little different from the norm, taste great and are great value if purchased on special offer. The only downside is the calorie content but as they say, everything in moderation!

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        29.10.2012 20:11
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        Double The Chocolate Rush

        Up until recently I hadn't really eaten many Double Deckers but after wondering over the local paper shop and wanting to try something a bit different, I am now hooked on Double Decker bars and they have become my favourite chocolate bar.

        About The Double Decker
        Double Deckers are made by Cadbury's who created it back in 1976 when the British public loved Double Decker buses. The name probably comes from the fact that the Double Decker has two layers.

        Packaging
        The Double Decker bar has a bright orange and purple wrapper. Double Decker is written across the front of the wrapper in white writing with the double being written in quite small writing and the decker in rather large writing. The description reads 'Milk chocolate with smooth, chewy, nougatine and crisp crunchy cereal filling.'

        Price
        Double Decker's can be bought nearly. A single bar costs about 40p each. You can also get multi pack bars and at Tesco they cost £1.28 for 5 bars.

        The Double Decker
        The top half is a layer of chewy nougat; the bottom half, a crisp, crunchy cereal base. The whole thing is then covered in a coating of Cadbury's chocolate.
        The chocolate bar is pretty big, about 11cm long and about an 3cm thick and it certainly leaves me feeling more full than other chocolate bars. According to the wrapper, the bar weighs 60g.

        Taste
        As you bite into the chocolate bar you are greeted by a thick layer of chocolate, then underneath there is a soft layer of nougatine, which is chewy and sweet. The base in crunchy with something like rice krispie pieces mixed in.
        The combination of both layers really makes this bar different from others on the market, providing a contrast in both texture and flavour. You have the crunchy base, the soft chocolate on top and then the slightly chewy nougatine in the middle. On the whole, this chocolate bar taste yummy and very different from most other chocolate bars.

        Summary
        After eating this chocolate bar, I do feel satisfied and it certainly provides me with a chocolate rush. Its different from other chocolate bars as it has varying textures and flavours. The chocolate bar is the same price or a similar price to all the others on the market and I definitely think that they are more filling than other bars. I would 100% recommend the Double Decker to any chocolate fan.

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          21.01.2012 13:43
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          The combination of flavours are tremendously yummy

          Product: Double Decker Chocolate Bar

          Brand: Cadbury

          Price: Varies, a single bar is anything from 50p - 76p

          From: Most shops and supermarkets


          When it comes to food I'd definitely describe myself as more of a savoury kind of girl but like the majority of people I do enjoy a sweet treat every now and then.

          Myself and my boyfriend went to Cheshire Oaks, the designer outlet village a few weeks back and whilst browsing around the village we came across the Cadbury's shop. As the prices were a percentage off the normal retail prices I decided to stock up on my chocolate stash and bought more chocolate than I normally would have done in a standard store, yes that means I did buy quite a lot. One of my buys was a pack of ten full sized chocolate bars which cost £2.49, in that pack was the Double Decker Chocolate bar.

          Double Decker's have been around for quite some time, I'm not sure of the exact timescale but when I was a little girl i always use to remember my local corner shop and supermarkets stocking these. The prices vary depending on what store you purchase from but I find they normally range from 50p-76p, they're cheaper if you buy them as part of a pack or in a multi pack of chocolate bars.

          Personally I think the packaging looks a bit tired and dated. A boring purple/orange colour combination with the Double Decker logo emblazoned in enlarged text across the front and all other relevant information in small print on the back of the packaging.

          I must admit that whilst I'm browsing for Chocolate, Double Decker is never my first choice. Infact I can't remember a previous episode in ages that I've bought one. I only tried it again a few days ago due to the fact that it was contained in my bundle pack. In all honesty the packaging does put me off a little, as I mentioned before Double Decker's now seem a little dated and there's a lot of other competition on that side of the market at the moment.

          The Double Decker chocolate bar is a Cadbury milk chocolate with a soft chewy nougat top and crunchy cereal bottom. I had forgotten how good the chocolate bar tasted. The tasty combination of flavours work tremendously well with one another and taste amazingly together. The chocolate bar is very filling too and I felt it kept me going until my next meal time which I sometimes find a struggle with any other chocolate bars.

          The Nutrional Information contained in each bar is as follows:

          Calories - 275 (13.8%)
          Sugars - 32.9g (36.6%)
          Fat - 11.1g (15.9%)
          Saturates - 6.0g (30.0%)
          Salt - 0.15g (2.5%)

          As you can see from the Nutrional information above, the bar is far from healthy and contains a lot of sugar and calories so these are best kept as strictly treat bars only.

          For those of you with allergies, there is a warning message on the package which states that the chocolate bar contains; milk, egg, cereals, soya and may contain nuts and peanuts. So please make yourself aware of those first before purchasing.

          Overall I really enjoyed the chocolate bar, a classic and very tasty. I'll definitely be buying sooner this time around.


          Rating: 4/5 stars

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            15.12.2011 17:02
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            Great for an occasional treat

            On a recent Christmas shopping trip I was in need of a quick snack to boost my sugar levels, being a diabetic if I was at home I would probably have had some sugar and a healthy snack however I wasn't and decided to opt for a chocolate bar. I spotted that Boots (where I was currently shopping) were selling Cadbury Double Deckers, this was a chocolate bar I hadn't had in a long time so I decided to have one and see if they were as good as I remembered. Double Deckers were always one of my favourite chocolate bars when I was a child so I was hoping it was going to live up to how I remembered it.

            The Packaging
            The Doubler Decker wrapper is quite bright and eye catching, the main colours are bright orange and purple. The front of the wrapper has a purple strip running along the top of it, this has the Cadbury logo written in it in purple and white, the bottom half of the wrapper is bright orange. The words "Double Decker" are written in large chunky white letters which are positioned so that they go across both the orange and purple section. On one side of the wrapper is a purple strip with a sentence about the chocolate bar written inside it in white writing, and along the opposite side are the words "Soft on top with a crispy bottom" again this is written in white. The back of the packet it totally orange and contains information such as the ingredients, allergy warnings, and nutritional information, this is written in very small black writing.

            The Chocolate Bar
            The chocolate bar itself, when I unwrapped it looked just as I remembered it, a very chunky and thick bar of chocolate with a ripple effect along the top of it. The Double Decker is basically a solid crunchy cereal bottom, it reminds me a bit of rice crispy type pieces set in very thick chocolate, sat on top of this is a thick layer of nougat, the entire thing is then covered in a layer of Cadburys milk chocolate. The bar itself is quite large compared to other chocolate bars I have eaten, I think this is due to the thickness of it made up from the 2 layers of chocolate and nougat , in length the bar is pretty much standard.

            Price and Availability
            As I have mentioned I purchased my single bar of Cadbury Double Decker from Boots and it cost me just under 70p, however this chocolate bar is widely available and can be brought in most supermarkets, convenience stores, vending machines and so on, the price really does vary depending on the shop you are buying it from, personally I think that around 70p is standard from what I have seen in other shops so I think Boots had this item fairly priced in comparison. You can also buy Double Deckers in larger multi packs which are available in most supermarkets, personally I find that buying these types of chocolate bars in this way works out cheaper than buying them individually.

            Nutritional Information
            The following information is per 60g bar of chocolate bar
            * Calories - 275
            * Sugars - 32.9g
            * Fat - 11.1
            * Saturates - 6.0g
            * Salt - 0.15g
            As you can see this is not the healthy option to choose when picking a chocolate bar, in my option it is quite high in calories as well as sugars and fat. This is not a chocolate bar I would have on a daily basis, as a bit of a treat when out and in my case for medical reasons I do not mind treating myself but this is certainly not what I would consider part of a healthy balanced diet.

            Allergy Warnings
            These warnings are clearly printed on the back of the packet so if you do have any food allergies it is easy to see whether this chocolate bar would be suitable, they include information that this product contains
            * Milk
            * Egg
            * Cereals
            * Soya
            * May contain Peanuts
            * May contain nuts
            All of this information is clearly written in black writing inside a bright yellow oval making it stand out from the rest of the information on the back of the wrapper.

            My Opinion
            A Double Decker is definitely a chocolate bar that I would recommend, personally I love the combination of the crunchy crispy bottom part of the bar and the chewy soft nougat on top, as I child I remember trying to separate the 2 layers and eating them separately, however this is not possible to do when out. The chocolate bar is very sweet especially with the nougat layer but not what I would call sickly sweet, the combination of ingredients is perfect in my view. If I had any criticism about a Double Decker it would be the calorie and fat content, it is not the healthiest chocolate bar, but I did really enjoy eating it at the time. I would definitely have a Double Decker again as a treat but this is not something I would eat on a regular basis.

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              20.06.2010 20:26
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              Yummy yum yum!

              I am a big fan of chocolate in general, but my favorite brand for the taste is always Cabury's. I like most milk chocolate, but don't often eat double deckers because they are pretty big and can be quite filling as a treat or snack, or sometimes even dessert.

              Like I said, I don't eat them often, but a couple of days ago, I suddenly got a real craving for a double decker bar, so when I went shopping, I had to get a pack.

              Double deckers are what they say on the label. They have two layers. One layer is smnall round biscuits and the other is a soft noughat. This is all wrapped in a layer of milk chocolate. It's a bit like a toffee crisp and a milky way and are just gorgeous, but very heavy for a chocolate bar.

              The packaging of a double decker is very brightly coloured in purple and orange, and you can't help but miss them. When I brought them last time, I could only see them in multi-pack of 4 which was £1.50, which is pretty standard.

              I like double deckers because they are really chocolately and have a lot of different textures, all at the same time, which I often like. I enjoy the texture of the crunchy layer, followed by the soft noughut.

              Having read the nutritional information, they are not something you would want to eat everyday. With 275 calories per bar and 11.4 grams of fat, they're not exactley healthy!, On the other hand, they work out to be 6 points on my weightwatchers diet, so they do make a lovely treat!

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              22.05.2010 00:24
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              would recommend on quality but won't suit everybody

              Cadburys Double decker is a chocolate bar consisting of a milk chocolate outer layer, with a crispy cereal and chocolate lower layer and nougat upper level. They were first introduced in 1976 by Cadbury's (the leading chocolate manufacturer in the UK) and have proven consistently popular since, with current variations including multi packs and duos (one bar split in two). Expect to pay around 50p for a single bar and £2 for a multipack.

              Double Deckers packaging reflects the product itself in that it has a purple upper half and orange lower, with double decker written across in white. They should be kept in the cupboard (if possible I don't recommend keeping them in the fridge, even if it is hot, as the lower layer sets like concrete). Kept correctly they should last for several months.

              A normal sized bar contains 275 calories, 32 grams of sugar and 11.3 grams of fat (of which 6.1 grams are saturated). Obviously this is a chocolate bar, and as such is high in calories and fat. However, as an occasional treat it's fine.

              Double Decker's are one of those strange chocolate bars that I can never quite decide if I like or not. The chocolate outer layer is delicious and milky (as you would expect from Cadbury's), and the nougat is lovely and chewy. However, the chocolate and cereal lower level (although tasting nice) is very hard and requires quite a lot of effort to eat, which really detracts from the pleasure of the experience.

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                30.04.2010 11:05
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                A great chocolate fix.

                Sometimes If I have a chocolate craving on the way home from work, I will pick up one of these or maybe a boost, depends on my mood.

                This is one of those chocolate bars that is in the 50p range, it will cost about that depending on the store you get it from. I never feel like I am being ripped off with a double decker, as they are so packed full of stuff, it's far better than something like a twirl which just feels like hardly any chocolate for the money you pay.

                A double decker consists of two main layers all covered in a thin layer of lovely creamy cadburys chocolate. The bottom layer is like rice crispies, (I'm sure there is a more technical term but that is what I call them) and the top layer is soft nougat that is quite sweet but not as sweet as the hard nougat you can buy. The combination of these three things work really well together I think and it's a very interesting chocolate bar.

                I always think a double decker is slightly shorter than most chocolate bars but it is very chunky so it makes up for it.

                I made the mistake once of putting one of these in the fridge, as I really like cold chocolate, but it made the nougat rock hard and did nearly take out a couple of teeth, so I wouldn't recommend it.

                If you are looking for something a bit different and definitely filling, I would try one of these. The chewy soft nougat, the crispies, and the chocolate are a great combination and are really tasty. It certainly fills a chocolate void.

                I can't imagine these are too healthy, but it's chocolate so I don't look at the calories and fat content, it's about the enjoyment of eating it.

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                26.04.2010 12:59
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                A great chocolate bar for all, especially adults!!

                I am a chocoholic and am desperately trying to cut down on my intake of chocolate calories. I have so many favourite kinds of chocolate bars that I enjoy eating, and double decker is certainly in the Top Ten.

                Yesterday whilst driving home from dropping my kids off swimming, I had to refill with Petrol. This is a real issue for me, as every time I go in to pay, I just have to buy something to eat. The will power is just not there. I have even gone to the extent of only going to Petrol stations with automated payment methods - you know the ones that you pay at the pump.

                Anyway moving on to the Double Decker. Unlike some chocolate bars which appear to have decreased in size over the last 20 years or so, this to me actually appears to have 'increased'. Okay it costs around 50p (my petrol station is 60p) but you get a lot of bar for your money. If you are a lot more sensible you would think in advance and buy a pack of 5 from the supermarket. These retail at about £1.50, so you are only paying 30p approx per bar.

                The bar is exactly as pictured above and 'it does exactly as it says on the tin' or in this case wrapper. It is on two levels. The soft nougat type taste on the top, which seems so sweet and chewy. On the bottom is a layer of what appears to be crispy rice mixed with chocolate. The whole bar is then covered in chocolate.

                I love eating mine by firstly biting off all the nougat. Then biting all the chocolate off, and finally crunching my way through the bottom layer. Obviously I can only do this at home, otherwise it would be too messy. If my mind isn't playing tricks I'm sure the bottom layer used to have raisins, but they don't appear to be there any more.

                The bar itself is very filling and unlike other chocolate bars Ican think off, I don't think you'll have room for another.

                In each bar expect to pile on 275kcals. This comes from 32.4g of sugar and 11.3g of fat, along with some other undesirables.

                Recommendation:

                Of course I recommend them. Okay I know they aren't healthy for you, but they are delicious. At the end of the day, which chocolate bar is good for you?? Eat in moderation and you'll be fine.

                Copyright Stebiz 2010 - Also on Ciao and other sites

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                  12.04.2010 23:49
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                  Cadbury Double Decker - soft, chewy nougat, crisp puffed rice and thick milk chocolate.

                  The Double Decker was first introduced in 1976 and is produced by Cadbury. This is another favourite of mine, that I still remember fondly from childhood.

                  Cadbury Double Decker, comes in a thin plastic wrapper, which is coloured in orange and purple, with lettering in white.
                  When opened, you find a chunky, very attractive chocolate bar, which looks likely to fill a very large gap! The milk chocolate smells lovely and creamy, it is thick and rippled on top.

                  Biting into this bar, you find yourself with a very unladylike, mouthful of yummyness. The chocolate is thick, smooth and creamy, your teeth then sinks into a gorgeous layer of soft, sweet and chewy nougat. At the same time, there is also a crunch of crisp, puffed rice and the combination of flavours and textures is amazing.

                  The chocolate bar is incredibly tasty and I have never got tired of it, over all these years. I also find that it lasts more than ten seconds and when I'm finished, I really feel as if I have had a good snack.

                  *Nutritional Value Per Bar*

                  Energy - 275 kcal
                  Protein - 2.6g
                  Carbohydrate - 41.1g
                  of which sugars - 32.8g
                  Fat - 11.3g
                  of which saturates - 6.1g
                  Fibre - 0.8g
                  Sodium - Trace
                  Salt Equivalent - 0.08g

                  This product is suitable for vegetarians.

                  Cadbury Double Decker is available from Tesco in a 60g single bar for 46p, an 80g Duo bar for 68p and a 5 bar multipack for £1.49

                  I think this is one of the best chocolate bars on the market. It is very tasty, with great textures and it's also filling. Unfortunately it is high in calories, so maybe not one for eating every day.

                  If you fancy a lovely sweet treat, then this one is definitely worth buying.

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                  Yeuk....after two bites.

                  Cadbury's Double Decker

                  What is it?
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                  A chocolate bar by Cadbury's.


                  Special Features?
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                  A milk chocolate bar with a soft, chewy nougat top and crunchy cereal bottom.


                  What do I think?
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                  Frankly, I think this chocolate bar is trying to be too many things at once. Being a double layered chocolate bar is no problem, but it matters whether the two layers are compatible. In this case, definitely not. First of all the bar itself is very thick, so in essence it's almost like to bars piled and meshed on top of each other. It is actually quite difficult to bite fully into this, so I ended up eating each layer separately.

                  The nougat layer is quite rich and creamy, so rich that it is quite filling and can edge onto being quite 'sickly'. Really, with nougat, I personally find that just a nougat layer on it's own would be enough. The texture of the nougat I fairly soft but almost quite sticky, I really wasn't keen on how it stuck to my teeth.

                  The cereal bottom is also quite a thick one, almost like a very think dense biscuit. This layer was actually ok in taste. The texture, interesting and not too dry, and again, I feel it would have been enough just to have the biscuit layer on its own. Both are really thick and heavy layers and taste-wise, the nougat and the biscuit cereal just doesn't go together. However, I will say this, the double decker bar is great for winter, especially as an emergency food - there is so many calories and fat in here...

                  It cost be about 48p which is reasonable for what it is, but as a general snack, it is a bit too much I think...


                  Thanks for reading.



                  ©Leighsa 2010

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                    Yummy as a treat once in a while

                    I am a big chocoholic, and you will probably find many a review from me on chocolate, this one won't be the last lol, so if you are on a diet, move away from my profile now!

                    Double Decker is a chocolate bar made by Cadburys. It has a nougat top and a cereal bottom, all covered in smooth Cadbury milk chocolate. It is quite a chunky chocolate bar, and takes a good bite to get into it. The nougat mixed with the cereal base gives it a great texture that is both chewey and crunchy at the same time, yet still smooth and creamy. If you have loose teeth, don't have one of these as they will cause some damage, it is a proper tough chocolate bar.

                    I love the taste of these, and the fact that they are harder to eat than most chocolate bars makes it feel more of a satisfying bar. These bars come in a 60g pack size, and the packaging is mostly orange with a purple stripe.

                    There is 275 calories in a Double Decker, 2.6 grams of protein, 41.1 grams of carbohdyrates 32 grams of which are sugars, 11.3 grams of fat, 6.1 grams of these fats are saturates. 0.8 grams of fibre 0.05 grams of sodium.

                    NOt a bad bar to eat, but keep as a treat due to the unhealthiness of it.

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                      Double deckers aren't really the most popular or well known of chocolate bars and so I don't end up having them that often, but every so often I have such a craving for one and then when I do have them, I wonder why its been so long since I did!

                      You can spot it from quite far away as its got quite eye catching packaging - it has the standard Cadbury's purple along with a dark orange, although the colours seem to clash a bit it certainly makes it stand out, then the name of the product in big letters, then a description of it in smaller letters underneath. The nutritional information is written on the back of the bar in small writing.

                      It's a fairly big chocolate bar, height wise because of the layers that are in it, but its the same width as your average dairy milk. There is quite thick Cadbury's chocolate surrounding two layers of nougat which have cereal in between them. Its quite different to what else is on the market, and so therefore you wont be getting a supermarket own brand version, you'll have to pay 60p for the Cadbury's version which I see as quite expensive for a chocolate bar, so don't get them that often. I really enjoy the taste and like having something different, although they can be a bit sickly towards the end of the bar! It's just as well that they are that size, as well as this they also are really not too good for you, one has over 260 calories!

                      Overall, one to have as an occasional treat but not all the time, and you should try it if you haven't before!

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                        Tasty Bar from Cadbury's

                        I try to stay away from chocolate bars as they don't agree with my waist line, unfortunately I am not one of these lucky people who can eat what they want and not gain a pound but I cannot resist the odd Double Decker.

                        Background

                        The Double Decker was first introduced in 1976 by Cadbury UK it used to have raisins in the base but these were removed in the late 1980's due to customer feedback. In 2004 Cadbury launched a Double Decker Nuts which contained nuts within the nougat layer but this was soon discontinued due to lack of interest. Also in 2009 they launched a Double Decker Duo (which seems to be growing ever more popular with well known chocolate bars) which consists of two 40g bars in one pack.

                        Packaging

                        The packaging hasn't changed much over the years it is still very vibrant and eye catching, which is probably what Cadbury want when looking through the chocolate bars on a shelf you cannot miss a Double Decker. The packaging was revamped slightly in 2004 and then again in 2009.

                        Along the top half of the wrapper there is a purple banner and then underneath an orange banner with the words Double Decker in white bubble writing outlined in black and the usual Cadbury logo in the top left hand corner. On the side of the bar in a purple banner it reads "Cadbury milk chocolate with a soft chewy nougat top & crunchy cereal bottom". As always underneath it states the obvious ingredients and nutritional information and who to contact if you are unhappy with your purchase.

                        The Chocolate Bar

                        As you are probably aware from above the bar consists of a crunchy cereal (rice krispy-ish) bottom and has a chewy nougat top and is covered in the classic Cadbury milk chocolate.

                        First impressions when taking it out the wrapper is the size and how chunky it is, I would say it is one of the biggest soft chocolate bars available and is bigger than a Mars Bar. I think these are one of the chocolate bars that haven't really shrunk in size over the years like quite a lot of the other ones available.

                        When you bite in to the chocolate you are first met by the nougat then crunch through the cereal base, you can taste the chocolate around the outside quite prominently which I like because if you are buying Cadbury chocolate you don't want to miss that nice distinctive taste. The flavours all mix together nicely when you start chewing and the nougat is a nice touch it is not too chewy and has a nice sweet taste but isn't too sickly like you might expect, it also has a faint taste of coffee which is nice and adds nicely to the flavour. The cereal base adds a nice touch to the chocolate bar as it adds a bit of crunch to the bar and stops it from being too mushy, the cereal is tasteless but it has a little bit of chocolate entwined in it so that makes up for it.

                        My Thoughts

                        A lot of people don't count the Double Decker as a "chocolate bar" because it isn't solid chocolate and so they reject it because of this. To me as long as it has chocolate in it and it is in a rectangular shape it is a chocolate bar :) Don't get me wrong I love Dairy Milk and Galaxy etc but sometimes you fancy something gooey and squidgy and that is when Double Decker meets your cravings.

                        The strange thing is it isn't a "sickly" chocolate bar and you would think it is because of the nougat etc but it is more satisfying than sickly. If you get a bad case of the munchies and want something to fulfil your craving this is the perfect chocolate bar as it fills you up a lot more than other bars do because of the nougat though etc it is full of sugar which could cause a spurt of hyperness in the little ones so I wouldn't suggest every buying this for your children it is more of an adult bar. It is one of those bars you should eat in private :) as it isn't the easiest and most dignified bar to eat and I do not suggest trying to have a conversation while eating it!

                        They are also nice to eat straight out the fridge but you have to had good teeth!

                        Boring Bit

                        Like Cadbury Boosts this isn't the most nutrional chocolate bar available out there (but then for that matter no chocolate bar is). It is high in calories due to the nougat etc but it is fine for a treat now and again just don't eat loads in one go or you might start looking like a double decker bus!

                        Energy (KJ)
                        1155
                        Energy (KCal)
                        275
                        Protein
                        2.6g
                        Carbohydrate
                        41.0g
                        (of which Sugar) 32.4g
                        Total Fat
                        11.3g
                        (of which Saturated Fat) 5.9g
                        Fibre
                        0.4g
                        Sodium*
                        0.04g

                        The bar contains milk, egg, cereals, wheat, malt and may contain peanuts, nuts or soya.

                        It is 60g in weight and costs anywhere between 40p to 50p this totally varies on what shop you get it from corner shops will probably be more and shops like Tesco etc might be a little bit less. Quite a lot are price marked at 45p so I guess this is the RRP from Cadbury.

                        Overall

                        This is my favourite chocolate bar from Cadbury it is extremely satisfying and makes a nice treat when you are craving something naughty! If you aren't sure I would suggest to try it once and if you don't like it send it on to me :D

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                          Not a bad chocolate bar if you don't mind chewing a lot...

                          I'm not too sure about Cadbury's double decker... I don't like the taste or the texture, even though I love nougat. The double decker bar consists of thick (very chewy) nougat and crunchy cereal bits throughout wrapped in smooth Cadbury's chocolate.

                          The packaging is attractive and I like the mix of orange and purple - I can't think of any other chocolate bar to choose this design which is nice. As you can see from the picture shown, the bar has an easy-tear opening either end, and very little effort is required to open.

                          Personally, I find this bar far too chewy and for that matter - unhealthy. 275 calories is one heck of a lot, especially compared to other nougat based products. One thing to bear in mind is to remember not to refrigerate this chocolate bar as trust me - the thing goes rock hard and you may need to let it thaw out.

                          To sum up: I recommend this to anyone who enjoys chewy nougat (80% of this bar seems to be nougat) and doesn't mind the high calorie intake. Personally I can't stand how chewy they are, but it's something you'll have to judge for yourself.

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