Product Type: Walls Dessert / Yoghurts
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Wall's Magnum Classic
Member Name: musicmad2020
Wall's Magnum Classic
Advantages: Delicious in summer
Disadvantages: High in fat, Chocolate coating could taste a bit better
Summer is finally upon us. It's warm outside, perhaps a little too warm. You look for something to cool you down that will also fill you up a little, and is sweet on the taste buds. You reach for a Walls' Magnum classic (well at least I do!).
Although I'm usually more of a twister kinda girl, I have been buying Magnum's alot more often as of late, from my corner shop. So what are they like? Well for those who haven't tried any of the Magnum range, the Magnum Classic is essentially vanilla ice cream coated in chocolate, which as simple as this sounds, actually makes for a delicious summertime treat. The packaging also makes it seem quite luxurious, with its gold and black colour scheme, however I'm not sure if you could recycle it like some ice cream packaging.
The layer of chocolate is fairly thin, which upon reflection is actually quite good as this means it's not too sickly against the ice cream - "Feast" bars anyone?! There is also the trademark "M" for Magnum printed into this layer of chocolate, although when devouring a magnum you don't tend to look out for this fact!
Onto the taste. Well, the chocolate is very nice, not too rich however if I wanted to be really picky here, I would say it's ever so slightly synthetic tasting as you sometimes find with such ice creams. But again, this is probably so not to overpower the consumer with both rich chocolate and ice cream. The ice cream is quite light in taste, and very morish as you can imagine! It is also slightly speckled in appearance, which perhaps is little pieces of nutmeg I'm not quite sure.
A standard size bar contains 16g of fat and 260 Calories, so unfortunately it does have a high fat content and is more of a treat than something for everyday consumption. Some of the other varieties, such as Magnum Double Caramel contain as much as 20g of fat, so it is worth checking the label if you are diet conscious, as they can really surprise you!
Overall, I would say this is a fantastic summer treat. It can sometimes be a little pricey when buying individual Magnums, however for a box of 3 it is currently on offer in Sainsbury's for 99p (until 06/07/10), which is fantastic value as that's more than it costs to buy a single Magnum from my local shop.
Summary: A great ice cream for summer
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