Frank's Diabetic Ice Cream Reviews
Product Type: Frank's Dessert / Yoghurts
Description:Brand: Frank's / Type: Other Desserts
Newest Review: ... the corner which you need to break off in order to open the tub. This costs £1.73 which is comparable with the other vanilla ... more
by Vivien Reynolds - written on 25/11/11
Contrary to other reviews I have read, I was really disappointed with the taste of this ice cream. I should know by now that anything supposedly "suitable for diabetics" is not going to taste anything like the real thing, but my hopes were raised by the claim of "Britain's tastiest ice cream" and so I bought a tub, only to find it totally lacking any vanilla flavour. The texture was like any standard ice cream, though lacking the richness of premium icecreams, but there was little discernible sweetness and NO vanilla flavour at all, far less any vanilla seeds. I shall certainly not buy it again, as I prefer to "spend" my severely limited sugar allowance on something I can taste.
by - written on 01/07/09, updated on 01/07/09 (Very useful, 1597 readings)
I will start by saying that, although I am a diabetic, I rarely by 'diabetic' products as I know from the research done by Diabetes UK that they are generally not worth the money. It is usually better to eat the 'ordinary' equivalent but in moderation. In fact if you eat some diabetic products such as chocolate the sweeteners used in them can have a quite severe laxative effect. It is much better to eat a generally low fat, low sugar diet with an occasional treat. I have, however, tried vanilla ice cream that has been specially made for diabetics on a couple of occasions and found it to be watery, tasteless stuff so when I saw Franks Diabetic Ice ... Read the complete review
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