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      16.09.2011 08:35
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      A lovely treat that is not easy to share!

      Fox's describe these as 'Sinful Strawberry'! If this is sinning, then bring it on!

      I make it my life's work to try new pleasures and the first time I saw these on the shelf in Tesco, they screamed 'BUY' at me!

      I love shortcake biscuits as well as strawberries and cream and these little butter shortcakes biscuits have all three. They are beautifully piped with a swirl pattern, with a dusting of icing sugar and look almost homemade. As I took the first little biscuit from the plastic tray, the aroma of strawberry hit me. Then as I bit into the crumbly shortcake it kind of disolved into crumbs on my tongue mingling with the strawberry and vanilla cream.

      This is one of the most lovely biscuits Fox's has ever produced!

      The only trouble with them is, you cannot just eat one....before you know it the whole packet has gone! They are SO moreish!

      Fox's also make them with lemon curd, though since that contains egg and I am allergic I cannot try them. I'm sure they are just as delectable!

      A 200g pack costs £1.49 and lasts about 5 minutes in our house!

      So if you want a lovely, sinful treat, give these a try!

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      23.10.2010 13:31
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      Unless you are minted then just buy them only as a treat,or if they are on offer.

      'Buttery shortcake biscuit caressed with cream and lustfully lemon curd. Naughty!'
      Apart from the manufacturer's grammatically suspect use of 'lustfully' here, this is a pretty good description of their lemon whipped creams.
      I recently had an operation which greatly restricted the types of food I could eat. Nothing hard or crunchy, was the directive. Sick of interminable porridge, soup and scrambled egg I bravely,or stupidly, chanced these yummy-looking concoctions. My choice proved to be an inspired one as these sinfully tasty biscuits melted moreishly in the mouth. The shortcake dissolves on the tongue
      to reveal the glorious cream and tangy lemon that oozes from the centre. The latter is not the usual solidified slab of a lemonesque non-entity, but an ample zesty, gloopy glob!

      But what the Fox's this?
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      My big quibble that I have with these biscuits is the deceptively underhand packaging. Not for the first time Fox's stand guilty of sharp practice in creating an illusion with the quantity of contents due to the capaciousness of their packaging. The box is 9.5 inches long, 3 inches tall, and 2.75 inches wide. In real terms this measures up to a pretty large container; so imagine my abject disappointment when I opened up the packaging to reveal.....8 measly biscuits! Even though they are quite wide, given the dual filling sandwiched between slabs of shortcake, they are still diametrically diddy. There was an inner container with four individual recesses in each of which were housed two biscuits. Now I am all for biscuit welfare, but assigning them bunk beds is a bit much. I realise that the shortcake is quite delicate but I am sure that Fox's could be more generous and stack the biscuits vertically, with a protective inner sleeve. There is no indication anywhere on the packaging of the number of biscuits within and, as the box has no window, the quantity can not be readily ascertained in any other way. The only way to do this would be to divide a sample nutritional value of the entire contents by the value per biscuit - but, frankly, who the hell has the time or inclination to do this?

      Nutrition
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      Typical values Per Biscuit GDA %

      Energy KJ 588 N/A
      kcal (Calories) 141 7%
      Protein 1.4g 3%
      Carbohydrates 13.2g 6%
      of which sugars 5.5g 6%
      Fat 9.2g 13%
      of which saturates 5.5g 28%
      Fibre 0.4g 2%
      Sodium 0.07g 3%
      Equivalent as salt 0.17g 3%

      A notable lowlight here here is the fat content per biscuit, which amounts to 13% of your guideline daily amount. Even more noteworthy is the amount of saturated fat, which weighs in at a scary 28% of GDA.

      Ingredients
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      Wheatflour, Vegetable Oil, Butter (13%), Sugar, Lemon Curd (9%), Dried Skimmed Milk, Dextrose, Cornflour, Raising Agent, Disodium Diphosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Bicarbonate, Emulsifier: Soya Lecithin, Flavouring,.
      Lemon Curd contains: Glucose Syrup, Liquid Sugar, Vegetable Oil, Whole Egg.
      Acidity Regulators: Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Wheat Starch,.
      Gelling Agent: Pectin, Lemon Oil.
      Colour: Lutein, Calcium Chloride.

      Allergy advice
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      Contains wheat, gluten, cow's milk, soya,eggs. Made in a factory that uses nut ingredients.
      Suitable for vegetarians.

      Storage
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      Once opened, place in an airtight container.

      Best before
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      This was over 5 months from the date of purchase.

      Others in range
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      Strawberry Whipped Creams

      Cost
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      I bought a 200g box, on offer, from Morrison's for £1. They normally retail at £1.49, which factors out at almost 19p per biscuit....ouch!

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        19.03.2010 16:54
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        Lovely biscuits and can't wait to try the other flavour.

        Fox's biscuits have been around since 1853 so they are definitely doing something right.
        Fox's whipped creams don't sound much like a biscuit but they are. A luxury biscuit at that that look rather posh. The box says they are new but I've seen them about for over an year but just never purchased them. However my reason for getting them today was they jumped into my hands whilst I was shopping at Aldi and they were 99p which I know is a bargain as most supermarkets they are priced at £1.25- £1.70.

        The choice of whipped creams was lemon curd or strawberry. I opted for the lemon curd flavour.

        They come in a long box which is quite eye catching with the picture on the front of the biscuits wrapped in ribbon. Inside the box the biscuits are in a plastic sleeve (which is covered with a wrapper) with 4 slots each holding 2 biscuits. So 8 biscuits in a pack but they are a good size.

        The biscuits themselves are made up of 2 circular flower type shaped pieces. In between them is a layer of lemon curd and a generous layer of cream filling.I was surprised that the cream filling was nice and soft unlike the filling in a custard cream which is slightly hardened. The biscuits are made from buttery shortcake a bit like viennese biscuits which melt in your mouth and are crumbly. When you are eating them your taste buds are doing over time as you get the buttery taste from the biscuit, A lemon hit from the curd and a smooth creamy taste from the cream filling. I feel these are a great mix of taste and flavours.
        Not a biscuit I'd be dunking in my tea though, they are too good for that.

        Each biscuit contains 141 calories and 9,2g of fat.

        I really like this biscuits and will be going back next week to get the strawberry flavour to try.

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          16.03.2010 19:45
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          Fox's Whipped Creams

          Fox's biscuits have a motto, "To be famous for the most innovative, imaginative and indulgent biscuits," and with these new whipped creams I think they have really hit the nail on the head.

          Their whipped creams are very posh, indulgent looking biscuits to me and definitely good for when you have company round as they look like you have spent a lot of money on them. The biscuits are new in their range. Fox's describe them as a new premium collection of decadent buttery shortcake biscuits caressed with cream and a hint of jam. They want you to, "take a moment out of your busy day and let stresses melt away with this little bit of grown up indulgence.

          THe biscuits are fairly big. They consist of two thick shortbread biscuits with a layer of cream in the middle. The shortcake is lovely and crumbly and very buttery. The edges are rounded to give it a bit of shape and a posh look in my opinion. The cream is quite thick too and very sweet. The biscuit also has a lovely sticky jam filling too. The biscuits come in two different flavours, strawberry conserve and lemon curd. Both are nice but for me the strawberry is a little bit better and I think compliments the biscuit better.

          The only bad thing about these biscuits is the calorie count!! Each biscuit, that's each biscuit has 141 calories which is 7% of your guideline daily amount and has 9.2g of fat, eek, that's alot but they are so tasty they almost make you forget how bad they are. Each 200g pack has 8 biscuits in it and costs £1 from Sainsburys.

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            11.02.2010 23:59
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            Highly recommended!

            I needed a few ingredients to the dinner so I went to the shop finally alone. My elder son asked me to bring him something yummy. I wanted to try out something new so I was shopping around. I found Fox's Whipped Creams on offer. There were two varieties: lemon or strawberry. I have chosen strawberry because it was for my kids and they are quite choosy. I bought a pack of 200 g for 1 pound in Sainsbury's. Its full price is 1.27 pounds.

            They are among the biscuits and shortcakes. The wrapper of the strawberry one is white, pink and red. There is a huge Fox's logo on it and you can see the photo of the biscuit sandwich on the wrapper too. When you open it you find that here are 8 biscuit sandwiches in a completely transparent colourless plastic tray and the tray is wrapped in a transparent foil. The biscuits have vanilla scent. I opened a sandwich and found that the two biscuits are put together with perfectly arranged 5 cream dots and sticky strawberry flavoured jam.

            A biscuit sandwich weights 25 g which is quite a lot but if you see it you don't wonder. It is quite high. I had to open them for my kids to be able to eat them. They loved it so the biscuit sandwiches disappeared quite quickly.

            The flower looking biscuits are soft and they almost melt in your mouth. They are not too sweet. The white cream between the biscuits has vanilla taste and is sweet. The strawberry jam has lovely strawberry taste and is sticky. It is not necessary separating the biscuits from each other I have done it just because both my kids wanted to eat individually and I wanted to reduce the mess they produce.

            The ingredients are as follows: Wheatflour, Vegetable Oil, Butter (13%), Sugar, Strawberry Extra Jam (9%), Dried Skimmed Milk, Dextrose, Cornflour, Raising Agent: Disodium Diphosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Bicarbonate, Emulsifier: Soya Lecithin, Flavouring, Strawberry Extra Jam contains Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Strawberries (45%), Gelling Agents: Pectin, Acidity Regulator: Tri-Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid.

            The nutritional values per 100 g are as follows:
            Energy: 551 kcal
            Protein: 5.5g
            Carbohydrate: 52.4g
            of which sugars: 22.5g
            Fat: 35.6g
            of which saturates: 21.5g
            Fibre: 1.6g
            Sodium: 0.26g

            To sum up: it is a very delicious soft biscuit which looks really appetizing. It has a very nice and exclusive appearance so you can give to the guests near a tea or a coffee. They are really high quality. The two biscuits are sandwiched together with thick white vanilla flavour cream and strawberry jam. They match each other very well. It is a really tasty treat which is quite irresistible...

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            24.10.2009 11:58
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            Lovely biscuit

            I bought these yesterday from Asda for just £1, I've wanted to try them for ages but never got round to buying any! I opted for the strawberry flavour rather than the lemon as I thought I'd prefer these. You can find these biscuits in the biscuit aisle and they come in a rectangular cardboard box which is primarily cream in colour with red detailing and pictures of the product itself. The picture shows the biscuits wrapped in a ribbon implying they are like a gift. A large Fox's logo sits proudly in the upper right hand corner with a large red banner stating the product is new. Fox's describe the product as 'buttery shortcake biscuit caressed with cream and sinfully strawberry conserve'. The box weighs 200g and there are 8 biscuits inside.

            Opening the packet I can see that the biscuits are of a good size and look suprisingly similar to a vienese whirl. They are about an inch tall and 2 inches wide. The biscuit has 2 pieces of shortcake sandwiching cream and the conserve inside. They look very appetising. Biting into these the first thing I noticed was the buttery taste of the shortcake. These are much firmer than vienese whirls and are much more like a biscuit than a cake. The shortcake is crumbly and creamy and melts well in the mouth, the ingredients inside the shortcake complement the biscuit really well and the 3 work well together to form a taste explosion in your mouth. The cream is thick and sweet with a lovely creamy taste which is similar to buttercream. The conserve is again thick with a lovely strawberry taste, there are no bits and it is quite sticky.

            Heres the sad bit...Each biscuit contains a whopping 9.1g fat! They also contain 141 calories, 5.8g sugar, 5.5g saturates and 0.18g salt. Obviously the fat content is very high so therefore these should only be enjoyed as a treat every so often.

            I really liked these biscuits and felt that they were a real treat. The ingredients used are of obvious quality and they were a brilliant product for just £1. I will definately buy these again and recommend all others to do the same!

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              24.06.2009 16:22
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              Maybe for a once in a lifetime treat...

              It's even more stressful than usual at work at the moment as the Christmas catalogues were supposed to be completely finished by now but are still at the proof reading stages.

              After spending all morning proof reading, I wasn't entirely happy when I was told I had to stay through the lunch hour whilst my friends went off to the pub. So when I finally got the chance to escape, I was sent off with money and instructions to buy cake and crisps.

              Somerfield, the only shop available to me, is not exactly renowned for its cheap prices, but they luckily seemed to have lots of offers on cakes and biscuits today, so I picked up a pack of 8 whipped creams for around £1 (reduced).

              I chose them mainly because Fox's, in my experience, do very high quality (albeit unhealthy) biscuits.

              Thye box is quite thick because the whipped creams are double stacked - presumably to make the packaging look different to Mr Kiplings' Viennese Whirls. I wasn't expecting Viennese Whirl lookalikes (I didn't pay much attention to the packaging until after I'd opened it), but that is pretty much what they are.

              They are smaller and the biscuit is thicker than whirls, so at first I was a bit sceptical as I thought it would give them quite a dry taste. They have a swirly design on the top, but instead of the 'embossed' look of Viennese whirls, it is kind of etched in to the top of the biscuit.

              Biting into one, I was pleasantly surprised. The biscuits have a lovely shortbread flavour, but are much lighter and less crumbly than Viennese Whirls. The jam and cream are in good amounts, and you get a lovely light biscuity flavour as the aftertaste - they practically melt in your mouth towards the last few bites.

              Unfortunately, each biscuit contains an horrific 141 calories, 9.5g of fat and 5.5g of saturated fat - enough for a heart attack on the spot! A quarter of your saturated fat intake for the day in one biscuit!!! I really think Fox's need to look into their ingredients quite seriously, because this is a common problem with a lot of their biscuits. And terrible for people like me who can't stop at one!

              The other flaw is the packaging - two plastic layers to support the biscuits seems a little excessive.

              I would give this product 5 stars for taste and (reduced) price, but it has to lose a whole two stars for so much fat and packaging :(

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                23.04.2009 10:58
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                Mmmmmm

                First Impressions: Just the name sounds good enough to eat "Whipped Creams" Mmmm.

                These treats are available in two flavours, strawberry and lemon; the one's im reviewing today are the lemon ones. I've tried both (in the name of Dooyoo research) and these are my favourite!


                The box alone is very pretty, it's lemon in colour with the Fox's branding in the shape of a gift tag, there are little images of the whipped creams at the side of this gift tag and they are wrapped up in black ribbon finished with a big bow!

                Described on the box as "Buttery shortcake biscuit caressed with cream and lustfully lemon curd. Naughty!" they sound heavenly!

                The thing I instantly liken them to is the gorgeous classc Vienese Whirls. They have the same shortbread top and bottom and filling of buttercream and jam (or in this case lemon curd)
                They are sadly smaller than an average Vienese Whirl but I make up for that by having two at a time :)

                In a box there are 8 of these little whirls, the size of the box is a bit deceiving, they could definitely get away with being a bit greener and using less cardboard!
                That though is my only complaint.

                They taste delicious, the lemon curd tastes high quality and actually of lemon rather than sugar. The shortbread is suitably crumbly and buttery and also quite deep too, I suppose i'm being greedy eating two.....
                The buttercream filling is thick and creamy, quite sweet but balanced perfectly by the tangy lemon curd.
                If I had one of those tiered sandwich plate things, these would be on the bottom tier if I had visitors with tiny cucumber sandwiches on the upper tier :) They are just so prim and proper, posh little treats that I enjoy a lot!

                They are not by any ones standards a 'low fat' or 'diet' food so don't be surprised that they aren't good for you and just enjoy them for what they are! A little bit of luxury.
                Just in case anyone is interested, per biscuit there are 141 calories and 9g
                of fat.

                A box costs around £1.40 full price but they are on offer at Morrisons at the minute for £1. They are sold down the biscuit aisle but are so much more than a biscuit!

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                  23.03.2009 07:49
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                  Give them a try!

                  After doing his Sunday paper round, my 13 year old son spent some of his "wages" in the village shop in his way home for a present for me for Mothers day.

                  Normally, chocolate would be the order of the day, but this year I have given the stuff up for lent, so he had a challenge on - to find me something that was a bit of a treat, within his small budget, but that had no hint of chocolate!

                  He came home with a box of Fox's Whipped Cream biscuits......and I have to say, he made a very good choice. I couldn't tell you how much they cost, because of course they were a present! The biscuits were contained in a plastic tray, which although is not great if you are keen on keeping packaging to a minimum, but it does mean that the biscuits reach you without being crushed or broken.

                  These biscuits come in a box of 8, which I know does not sound a lot, but they are quite substantial biscuits. Each one consists of two buttery shortcake layers made into a "sandwich" with a strawberry jam and thick creamy filling. They look a bit like Viennese Whirls, just smaller.

                  Each biscuit is deliciously crumbly, but this means that you are prone to crumbs, so always make sure you catch them as you bite into it......you don't want to find crumbs everywhere, neither do you want to waste a single delicious crumb if at all possible! The jam filling is wonderfully sweet and of a lovely thick consistency - nice and gooey giving a slightly wicked feel.......accompanied by a layer of thick cream.

                  Considering there was no chocolate involved in these biscuits, I thoroughly enjoyed them - they were substantial, sweet, and nicely luxurious - I would be happy putting these on a plate and serving to Grandparents or other guests, to have with a cup of tea on a Sunday afternoon - but I was also more than happy to hog a box to myself (well, it was Mother's day, after all!).

                  For those that want to know the gory details - each biscuit contains a whopping 141 calories and 5.5g of saturated fat.......but once in a while we need to lay caution to the wind and say "what the heck".

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                    09.03.2009 13:56
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                    A must try but not for dieters!

                    These creamy, tasty, delicious biscuits are very similar to Viennese whirls but much, much tastier.

                    They ooze class and luxury as many of Fox`s products do and they are a huge favourite of mine. They consist of two very light shortcake biscuits a delicious layer of whipped cream and a tiny splodge of strawberry jam.

                    The cream and jam is sandwiched between the two shortcake biscuits and the three very different flavours come together to create one delicious taste explosion on the tongue.

                    You can taste the jam but only slightly, the main taste is a very creamy one created of course by the whipped cream but also by the buttery shortcake biscuits that melt in your mouth.

                    There is one huge problem with these biscuits and that is their calorie count, if you are looking to lose weight or you are just careful with what you eat to avoid putting weight on then you will want to give these a wide berth.

                    Each biscuit has a terrifying 141 calories and 9.1g of fat which makes one biscuit on a par with some chocolate bars and as you will always want more than one they can be a real moment on the lips, life time on the hips kind of snack.

                    I have no problems with my weight so luckily I can have two or three of these at a time without ballooning up, they are always on my shopping list and as you are getting them on offer in Tesco's at the moment I am filling my trolley.

                    A packet of ten will normally cost £1.29 but at the minute you can get them two for £2 so hurry and give them a try!

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                      14.12.2008 22:45
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                      Nice for a treat.

                      After a particularly fruitful "final" shop for all my Christmas treaty bits, my husband discovered these little gems, the fact that they are by Fox's is only an added bonus!

                      Please note these were bought for Christmas, but only lasted as long as it took us to get home and unpack!

                      The product I will now review is - "Fox's whipped creams".

                      The packaging for these, which are being marketed as biscuits, does stand out somewhat in the biscuit aisle. The fact that the box is twice the size of a box of Jaffa cakes is probably the reason why.

                      The box is rectangular in shape and looks quite upmarket, well at least it does next to the smart price stuff that is lying with it in the bottom of my shopping trolley!
                      The box is cream and pink in colour and features a picture of two of the biscuits enclosed, wrapped up with a fancy black ribbon... am not really sure why, but it does look nice!
                      There is the usual information on the box along with the picture. Brand name, product name, a short description of what you hope you will find within, the weight per box and finally the fact that this is a new product, again this depends entirely on how long it has been sitting on the shelf!

                      As you open the box you are faced with a plastic tray holding 8 - 10 biscuits, again I cannot be entirely specific on the quantities due to how quickly the first few were eaten after opening!
                      The plastic tray itself is packed in a protective cellophane bag to keep in freshness.

                      The biscuits themselves are not what I would technically term as a biscuit, to me these are a rich persons Viennese whirls, with the exception of the fruity filling and the fact that the cakey bits are slightly more shortbready!

                      They are exactly the same size as a whirl, they contain a thick cream filling and they have a thick layer of strawberry jam.

                      These are absolutely delicious! The shortbread part is crumbly and buttery, the cream part is as you would expect.... Creamy, and the jam or as the packaging describes conserve, is fruity and delicious without being sickly sweet, not that I would personally mind, but my husband doesn't like things too sweet, and he certainly managed to eat more than a couple!

                      Now for the soul destroying part...... the nutritional information -

                      Per biscuit -
                      141 kcal
                      1.4g protein
                      13.4g carbohydrate
                      5.8g of which sugars
                      9.1g fat
                      5.5g of which saturates

                      That makes these incredibly unhealthy, but what did you expect..... Weight loss?

                      There are also some allergy warnings for this product, these are the fact these contain wheat, gluten, cow's milk and soya.
                      These are also made in a factory that uses nut ingredients.

                      The price is again a little on the high side, this box cost us around the £1.70 mark from Asda, but as an occasional treat cannot be moaned at.

                      These are (on the upside), delicious and quite addictive. These could quite easily be polished off in one sitting so be warned!!

                      For more information visit - www.foxs-biscuits.co.uk

                      Thanks for reading x

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                        27.11.2008 20:05
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                        got to give them a try

                        As I am sitting here writing this there is an empty fox's whipped creams box sitting next to me, letting me know that I have just polished off a box!! Having said that my daughter did help me, I'm not that much of a piggy!!

                        I saw these in my local somerfield store as they are on offer for 62p, and if you have read my other food reviews you will know I cannot resist a bargain. They come in two flavours, strawberry jam or lemon so I decided to get a box of each as they were so reasonably priced.

                        The box they come in is very eye catching and show a picture of the biscuits on the front, one being half eaten so you can see the lovely jam and cream inside, they look very tempting.

                        I got them home and made a cup of coffee, and sat down, I debated which ones to try first but went with the strawberry ones first, I opened the box and pulled out the clear wrapped container, there were 8 biscuits staring back at me just waiting to be consumed.

                        I took the clear wrapping off and took out one of the biscuits, there are actually two biscuits as there is a top and bottom with cream and jam inside.

                        As I bit into it there is a very slight crunch but with a really soft texture and there was just the right amount of jam and cream inside for them not to be too sickly, they reminded me of a mix between scottish shortbread biscuits and viennese whirls, only much much better. They are delicious.

                        I loved them so much that I ate three in all with my cup of coffee, it was only then that I studied the box only to realise that they are really fattening.

                        They contain 141 calories and 9.1g of fat PER BISCUIT!!!
                        So in a matter of about 5 minutes I had consumed 423 calories. I was really shocked because while your eating them they taste so light, and having that much fat inside them you would think they would be stodgy.

                        The front of the box does state that they are naughty, they sure got that right!!

                        I dont think they are a biscuit you could have regularly if your trying to watch your weight, but as a tasty treat now and then maybe.

                        I have now tried both flavours and I love them both.

                        Fox's certainly got it right with these and I have to admit I will buy them regularly, I will just have to eat them moderatly ;)

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                          20.11.2008 16:27
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                          I liked them but won't be buying them again in a hurry

                          While I was shopping in my local Home Bargain shop yesterday, I caught sight of the boxes of Fox's whipped creams and immediately stopped to grab one.

                          There is something very appealing about the box, it looks quite decorative. Nice bit of marketing there, Fox!

                          The biscuits are described as "Buttery shortcake biscuits caressed with a cream and sinfully strawberry conserve. Naughty!"

                          Naughty indeed. At a whopping 141 calories per biscuit, this is above the naughtiness I allow myself when raiding the biscuit tin.
                          They were priced at 99p for 200g. Once you open the box you'll find out you get 8 biscuits for that price.

                          Having just got back from work, I couldn't resist the temptation and had 2. That's 282 calories in less than 2 minutes!

                          How on earth did they manage to cram so many calories in one biscuit? Well first you have the shortcake, which like any other shortcake, is buttery, then you have the whipped cream (or rather an imitation of whipped cream) and finally the very sweet and sticky strawberry jam.

                          What I liked about the biscuit:
                          The biscuit had just the right crunch and softness (after the crunch).

                          What I didn't like:
                          Too many calories, a bit sickly and it certainly didn't stop my hunger.

                          I'd recommend it as a very occasional treat but try not to have more than 2 in one go as it can be a bit too much.

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                            10.11.2008 10:45
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                            A Fox's classic!

                            I think you'd be quite hard pushed to find a packet of biscuits that look so tempting and attractive just from the packaging but that is exactly the case with Fox's whipped creams. There is a lovely picture of a half eaten biscuit with a couple more that are very delectably wrapped up in ribbon! When I saw the package I just had to buy them and I was pretty sure these biscuits were going to taste delicious - which they did!

                            The 200 gram packet only contains eight biscuits which is a bit disappointing but having said that they do have a double layer so eating just one of these is the equivalent of eating two normal biscuits! They are described as buttery shortcake biscuits caressed with cream and lustfully lemon curd! Sounds very tempting doesn't it? In Fox's own words they are described as 'Naughty'!

                            Inside the outer package the biscuits are sealed for freshness. They certainly look very inviting when you see the two layers of shortcake with the tantalising cream just peeping out from between the two.! They do look lovely!

                            There are two ways you can choose to eat one of these - either biting straight through or more delicately eating the top layer then the cream and curd and finally the bottom layer. Either way they taste delicious! The shortbread has a crumbly texture and a strong shortbread taste which is not too sweet. There is a generous helping of both cream and lemon curd and the combination of both is quite tangy and delicious! The mixture of all the different flavours is very good.

                            Because they are quite substantial just one of these biscuits will make a perfect snack with either a cup of tea or coffee. One biscuit contains 141 calories which is quite high though (7% of an adult's guideline daily allowance) and fat is 9.2 grams which is quite a hefty 13% GDA so you definitely would not want too many! Sugar is slightly better at only 5.5 grams - 6% GDA.

                            The main ingredients are wheat flour, vegetable oil, butter, sugar, lemon curd and dried milk making the biscuits suitable for vegetarians. There is a warning though that the biscuits are produced in a factory that uses nut ingredients even though they don't contain any nuts themselves.

                            As well as the lemon flavoured ones you can also get strawberry whipped creams too. Both are available from Sainsburys for £1.25 for the 200 gram packet. This is reasonable value but I actually bought these when there was an offer to buy any two of Fox's biscuit rnge for £2! It's always worth looking out for the offers!

                            Overall these are pretty classy biscuits. They look and taste wonderful and do make a very special treat. I definitely recommend them.

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                              02.09.2008 02:33
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                              There are just so many yummy treats out there to chose from it can be difficult to know what to chose when you go shopping. I definitely recommend Fox's Whipped Creams for anytime that you are struggling to decide what to buy. They are amazing! Fox's are very well known for making good quality biscuits which are heaven for the lips but unfortunately not the hips! These are the latest treats from Fox's and are in my opinion the best so far.

                              They come in two flavours; Lustful Lemon and Sinful Strawberry. A 200g box of either flavour will set you back £1.25 from Tesco, you get 10 in a box which is a little bit expensive but honestly they are worth every penny.

                              They come in a box that is either pale red (strawberry) or pale yellow (lemon). In the middle of the front of the box is a white box on which there is a picture of one of the creams which has been bitten in half and another 2 of them which are tied together with black ribbon. The ribbon has what looks like a gift label on one of its ends and on that label is the Fox's logo and the name Whipped Creams in large black letters. In the top left hand corner is a little triangle telling you that this is a new product. The whole box looks very sophisticated and gives the impression that the contents will be really good! On the back of the box are the ingredients and the nutritional information.

                              The ingredients, so that those who have allergies don't get their hopes up about being able to eat these and then be disappointed later on, are:

                              Wheatflour, Vegetable Oil, Butter (13%), Sugar, Lemon Curd (9%), Dried Skimmed Milk, Dextrose, Cornflour, Raising Agents: Disodium Diphosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Bicarbonate, Emulsifier:Soya Lecithins, Flavouring, Lemon Curd contains: Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Non HVO Margarine, Dried Egg, Cornflour, Wheatflour, Citric Acid, Gelling Agent: Pectin, Acidity Regulator: Tri-Sodium Citrate, Natural Flavouring, Natural Colour, Calcium Chloride

                              Contains Eggs, Contains Gluten, Contains Milk, Contains Soya\Soybeans, Contains Wheat, Suitable for Vegetarians

                              Those are the ingredients for the lemon flavour and the strawberry one is similar, it contains all of the same allergens apart from eggs so if you have an egg allergy you can enjoy the strawberry ones, woo! Now then, I'm sure you all want to know how much damage these are going to do, well once you've read this you won't want to, it's bad! Each biscuit contains:

                              Calories:
                              141kcal, 7% of your GDA
                              Sugar:
                              5.5g, 6% of your GDA
                              Fat:
                              9.2g, 13% of your GDA
                              Saturates:
                              5.5g, 28% of your GDA
                              Salt:
                              0.2g, 3% of your GDA

                              Well that's my diet gone out of the window, almost 30% of your GDA of saturated fat is in each one of these and I promise you that there is no way you will be Able to eat just one of these, they are too good!

                              I bet you're all wondering what exactly these wonderful treats are. Well basically they are two shortcake biscuits with whipped cream and either strawberry jam or lemon curd in the middle. These however are the best shortcake biscuits you can get! The shortcake melts in your mouth and is slightly crumbly, it has a sweet buttery taste, perfect! The cream is very nice and there is plenty of it, it tastes delicious and goes really well with both of the fillings. The strawberry jam has a delicious sweet taste whereas the lemon curd tastes more tangy, both are delicious.

                              Overall I think that these are heavenly and I will definitely be buying them again despite the horrific calorie count. As an added extra they come in 2 flavours so you can chose which one you want to buy depending on how sweet you like your snacks. I give these 10 out of 10 because they taste amazing.

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