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Banana Twinkies – 2014

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Banana Twinkies – The 2014 version

Back in 2011, I found a box of Banana Twinkies and tried them and really liked them. Years before, it was rare you could find these flavored Twinkies in stores for a limited time. So of course when I find them, I buy them.

So earlier this summer, I found them in the stores. Of course this is a product of the new Hostess, which botched up the Cherry Pie, but got the Ding Dong right. Let’s see how they did on this new Twinkie.

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Cellophane packaged

Packaging wise, there’s nothing special here. Just the standard cellophane wrapping, which let’s you peek at the product and see that it’s got the creme filling.

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The injected spots of cream filling

And speaking of creme filling, the standard 3 spots where it’s injected into the snack cake is very well evident.

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Bite into the Twinkie

The cake was moist and the banana flavoring was good, but seemed a bit sweeter than I remember from the last batch I tried. Overall, not a bad snack cake. But too much sweetness for me to be eating these on a regular basis.

My verdict is that these were good. Since I bought these, they have come out with a slightly different Banana Creme Twinkie. I will probably end up buying them, but I need to reduce my sugar intake here with Halloween coming up in the next 2 weeks.