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Asda Free From Hot Cross Buns
'Nice orange flavour. Good colour. Good texture, excellent flavour and no after taste. Really good that this is freefrom so many allergens. Good yeast-risen texture, not too sweet. Excellent spice mix.'
Bells and Whistles Berry and Cashew Cake Slices
'Visually appealing, creamy topping. Quite nutty. Delicious. Rich, but in a good way. Excellent ingredients and freefrom profile. Dates very prevalent. Lovely flavour, I really like the tang.'
Holland & Barrett Vegan Panettone
'Pale but texture and flavour true to panettone. Would benefit from more raisins. Good aroma, pale colour, good texture.'
Marks & Spencer Made without Wheat Colombian Coffee Cake
'Looks pretty. I don’t like coffee but this cake is very nice, not too sweet. Nice texture with the walnuts. Looks home made, smells convincing.'
Marks & Spencer Gluten Free Extremely Chocolatey Party Cake
'Amazing, visually fantastic, moist. Looks professional. Special occasion cake. So nice to have a personalisation service! I really like the extra chocolate drops. Lots of topping and frosting, rich chocolate.'
Tesco Free From Enrobed Orange Cookies & Cream Biscuits
'Light orange flavour. Crunchy biscuit. Good chocolate coverture. More bar than biscuit. Lovely orange flavour, nice chocolatey outside and soft middle. Shame its got some milk in but I really like this biscuit.'
The Cake Alchemist Carrot Cake
'Looks amazing. Quite moist. Tastes gingery. Very tasty. Strong freefrom. Egg & milk free. Tastes lovely, quite crumbly.'
Asda Free From Choc Chip Hot Cross Buns
'Look yummy, delicious, not too sweet. Chocolate melts! Light, moist body. Chocolate flavour is delicious. Very unusual to have chocolate flavoured hot cross buns but quite nice.'
Lidl Deluxe Gluten Free All Butter Cookies Triple Chocolate
'Lovely chocolate, tasty, delicious. Really nice chocolate flavour and texture. Really tasty. Good flavour and held together well. More biscuity than cookie. Although some chewiness.'
Marks & Spencer Made without Wheat Lemon Drizzle Cake
'Tastes delicious, icing has a strong lemon flavour. Sponge is moist. Good price with good size. Simple decoration. Refreshing zesty flavour in sponge and icing.'
Tesco Free From All Butter Shortbread
'Looks nice, chunky. Lovely and buttery. Good crumbly texture. One of the best FF shortbreads I’ve tasted. Nice buttery flavour, melts in the mouth.'
Tesco Free From Caramelised Apple Crumble Pies
'Yummy. Not too sweet. Lovely crumble. Toffee taste. Good pastry. Really different and lovely flavours. V good spice balance, apple pieces in gel-like consistency filling – good.'
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