“ Brand: Cadbury's / Type: Cake „
I am a huge fan of Cadburys confectionary products. I think they taste great and really have the edge over the other equivalents on the market. I have tried a few of the cadburys cake bits range and when I saw these were new to the market I just had to give them a go!
The Cadburys triple chocolate cake crisp bars really live up to their name. The come in a plastic tub with a resealable lid which is great for keeping them fresh. I am not sure if the packaging is recyclable, however I find these tubs reuseable which is great. The tube is a mixture of traditional cadburys purple colouring and brown chocolate colours. It has the Cadburys logo emblazoned on the front which for me acts a little like a seal of approval.
The lid peels of easily to reveal lots of little rectangular pieces of cake (not individually wrapped). The cake bars have a chocolate coating with a chocolate sponge main inside. Inside they also have chocolate crispy bits and a chocolate creamy bit. They give a whole new meaning to the term triple chocolate as they have it in three very different forms. The components that make up the cake bites go very well together. The texture compliments each taste individually and each bite leaves you wanting more and more.
The onyl downside to this product is the cost, but once you have bit into one, you will think it is a small price to pay!
My partner picked up a tub of these recently & here's what I thought.
The product comes in a purple plastic tub with the Cadbury's logo and the name:- "Triple Choc Crisp Cake Bites" on both the front & the lid. We're told that these are "new bigger bites". The back of the tub lists the ingredients, the nutritional information & the Cadburys Cakes quality guarantee. You need to break the plastic seal before you can remove the top.
Milk chocolate (38%) [sugar, cocoa mass, cocoa butter, dried skimmed milk, vegetable fat, milk fat, dried whey, emulsifier (soya lecithin)]
Chocolate flavoured creme (28%) [sugar, salted butter, vegetable margarine (vegetable oil, salt) glucose syrup, fat reduced cocoa, maize starch, dried egg white, E471, E475], wheat flour
chocolate flavour crisp pieces (4%) [sugar, colour (plain caramel), fat reduced cocoa, flavouring]
sugar, pasteurised whole egg, humectant (gycerol), soya flour, raising agents (E450, sodium bicarbonate), Emulsifiers (E475, E471), milk protein, Preservative (potassium sorbate)
Allery Advice: May contain nuts
Other advice: Doesn't contain dairy cream.
Nutritional Information per bite (per 100g in brackets):
Calories: 65 (450)
Kj: 275 (1870)
Protein: 0.6g (4.3g)
Carbohydrate: 8.0g (54.7g)
- of which sugars: 6.8g (46.3g)
Fat: 3.4g (26.4g)
- of which saturates: 2.0g (13.4g)
Fibre: 0.2g (13g)
Sodium: 0.03g (0.23g)
Salt equivalent: 0.08g (0.58g)
The first thing you'll notice when you eat one of these is the smell of the chocolate. The outer chocolate coating tastes just as you'd expect Cadbury's chocolate to taste then you reach the chocolate cream filling which also contains the crispy chocolate chips which melt on the tongue. The overall taste is very pleasant although perhaps not as chocolatey as other triple chocolate cakes & desserts currently on the market.
All in all they are very more-ish & should satisfy any chocoholic. I find that the best thing to do is to keep these in the fridge to keep them cool as they start to soften when left at room temperature for some time.
Dieters should probably avoid them as they're almost 47% sugar and over 26% fat so not exactly great for watching the weight.
Around £2.50 at most supermarkets which is on a tad on the pricey side. However if you have a Heron Frozen foods near you you might be able to pick up a tub for around £1.
COST: £2.49 in both Sainsbury's and Somerfield for 21 bites
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (per bite):
- of which sugars: 6.8g
- of which saturates: 2.0g
Salt equivalent: 0.08g
Milk chocolate (38%), sugar, cocoa mass, cocoa butter, dried skimmed milk, vegetable fat, milk fat, dried whey, soya lecithin, salted butter, vegetable margarine, vegetable oil, glucose syrup, fat reduced cocoa, maize starch, dried egg white, E471, E475, wheat flour, plain caramel flavouring, pasteurised whole egg, gycerol, soya flour, E450, sodium bicarbonate, milk protein, potassium sorbate
These cakes may contain traces of nuts
Right next to Cadbury's Choc Chip Cake Bites (see my other review) in Sainsbury's, you will find Cadbury's Triple Choc Crisp Cake Bites.
They come in the same sized and coloured purple tub, yet with more brown on and a statement in red that they are "new, bigger bites". I hadn't been aware that there were old, smaller bites available, but I do walk around in a dream most of the time, and could have missed them in the past. The lid has the same irritating hard plastic seal which you have to break, then grapple with removing the top, to get to the goodies inside. The front and lid of the tub show some little chocolate chips and a few Choc Crisp Cake bites, and on the back there is the nutritional information, ingredients list and the usual Cadbury's quality statement.
On removing one of the little, truly bite-sized pieces, I noticed a lovely chocolatey smell as I slid it into my mouth. I crunched down gently, and discovered that the chocolate coating was reasonably generous, tasting just how Cadbury's should. Biting into the little cake type thing was a heavenly experience in that the inside was a soft cake mixed with a very chocolatey butter cream type filling. The creamy bit was packed with tiny, well-flavoured chocolate chips which were slightly crispy when crunched on. The whole experience was a true chocolate overload, with all the textures and flavours blending perfectly inside my mouth, and no synthetic under-taste or after-taste whatsoever.
Once I'd eaten one, I just wanted another, and another, and another; before I knew it I'd quite happily polished off the whole tub, and if I'd have bought 2 tubs, I'd have started on the next one too.
These are delightful, very chocolatey little bites that are a 100% (in my opinion) more palatable than Cadbury's Choc Chip Cake Bites, and I certainly shall be buying them again. I'm not sure if they are worth £2.49 for 21 "bites" - 21 sounds a lot, but they are very small - sometimes though, if we enjoy and want to try something again, then the price must be paid, and in this particular case, I'd be happy to do just that.
I recommend Cadbury's Triple Choc Crisp Cake Bites light years above their Choc Chip Cake Bites - a completely different, and much more rewarding experience, scoring a resounding 10 out of 10!
Thanks for reading!