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Secrets of a Jaffa Cake eater...

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Secrets of a Jaffa Cake eater...

I admit, I quite like McVite's Jaffa Cakes. When with others and offered them with a cuppa I just eat them, a couple of bites and gone...all very civilised.
But I have a deep dark secret Embarrassed if I eat them in private, it is a strange ritual...I like to nibble around the outside eating the cake bit as I go along, then pop the resulting 10p sized left over in the mouth, ease the orangey bit off the rest of the remaining cake and swallow that, then let the orangey bit rest on the tongue to dissolve when pressed up to the roof of the mouth...delicious!!
They are at their best straight out of the fridge, I read somewhere the orangey bit is not orange at all, but flavoured with apricot, how cruel is that!!
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If I have some biscuits with my cup of tea there has to be an even number of biscuits, 3 or 5 is not acceptable, it has to be 2 or 4...or more Smiley
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Re: Secrets of a Jaffa Cake eater...

Believe me petlew it’s not too unusual to eat jaffa’s like that; though I do eat them with two bites in between the nibbled ones  Smiley
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Don't eat many biscuits
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The trouble with gherkins gherkins gherkins gherkins Wink
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Re: Secrets of a Jaffa Cake eater...

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.I like to nibble around the outside eating the cake bit as I go along, then pop the resulting 10p sized left over in the mouth, ease the orangey bit off the rest of the remaining cake and swallow that, then let the orangey bit rest on the tongue to dissolve when pressed up to the roof of the mouth...delicious!!

Nothing strange about that. I don't eat jaffa cakes but I'm sure we've all got our favourite ways of eathing things. Malteasers... I like to try and crack the chocolate off using my side teeth, taste that, swallow it then chew up the honeycombe. Cadburys Crunchie I have a similar habit - I bite the chocolate off the top of it, eat that and then eat the remaining bit before moving onto the next bit nd biting the top off that.
No idea why, all I know is its strangely satisfying like that for some reason.
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Remember Club biscuits (can you still get them)?
I always started off by biting at the end with the least chocolate Cheesy

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It just has to the grapes last in a fruit salad.
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There are some very strange folk in this forum...
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Remember Club biscuits (can you still get them)?

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I know Foxes make some round chocolatey biccies which are very chocolatey.. very nice. They have a hole in the middle so naturally I nibble round the hole before eating that bit whole just for the chunky chocolate  Crazy
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When I was aged about 9, my friend's mum worked at the Jaffa Cake Factory !!
She would bring home large boxes of Jaffa Cake mis-shapes every week, two shillings a box !!!
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I can still buy club biscuits, I like the fruit ones, Penguins however are my fave, Bite a small bit of one corner, Do the same to the other opposite corner, Then souk my coffee through It, Pop la penguin In la mouth for a complete melting chocolate experience, Its way way much better than........ Shocked