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Tesco Finest Vanilla & Apple Crumble Cake

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Brand: Tesco / Type: Other Desserts

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      24.08.2011 10:15
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      A super cake from Tesco

      I was in Tesco's a while ago; as usual looking for cakes/sweets! And I noticed this Madagascan vanilla & apple crumble cake. I thought it looked delicious. I am a great fan of Apple Crumble, which I eat often. I really love Apple Crumbles with a lot of crumble topping and when I saw the topping on this cake I just knew I would love it.

      The cake is described as 'a moist sponge with Bramley Apple pieces layered with smooth Madagascan Vanilla butter cream and British Bramley apple jam then topped with a nutty butter crumble'.

      The cake certainly lives up to its description. It is lovely. The combinations of the ingredients are amazing. The sponge itself is as described moist; it is perfect in my view. The centre filling is very tasty but what makes this cake extra special to me is the topping. It is crumbly, buttery , sweet and crunchy. I absolutely love the topping; the crunchiness of it goes well with the sponge. I actually ate this cake with cold custard. I often eat cakes with custard; its just the way I like them!

      I would recommend if you have never tried eating such a cake with custard that you try it. I think this cake would also be lovely with an ice cream accompaniment or if you prefer it just on its own; then a nice cup of tea would go down well!

      Unfortunately as this is one of Tesco's finest range, it is not that cheap, so I probably won't be buying this on a regular basis (unless its on special offer). It costs £2.25. However, as I often say, if you went into a café/restaurant and bought a slice of cake similar to this you would probably pay the same price just for one slice! Therefore in that respect it is good value for money.

      Main Ingredients

      Crumble Topping (17%); Wheat flour, Sugar, Madagascan vanilla butter cream (12%), Free range pasteurised whole egg, Vegetable Oil, Bramley Apple Pieces (9%), Apple jam (6%), Whole milk, Humectant, Cornflour, Raising agents, Apple concentrate, Preservatives, Glucose, Salt, Lemon juice, Hazelnuts, Cinnamon, Icing sugar, Unsalted butter, Glucose syrup, Acidity regulators, Gelling agent, Flavouring.

      One sixth of this cake contains 280 Kcals.

      Allergy Information
      Contains Milk, Wheat, Gluten and Egg; Contains hazelnuts; may contain traces of other nuts.

      This cake is suitable for vegetarians.

      This is a great tasting cake; top quality in my view and well worth 5 Dooyoo stars.


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