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  1. Kath Lockett

    I’m going to have to get some of those when I’m next in Coles. I used to work with a lovely British lass who’d make entire lasagne trays full of flapjack – absolutely, sinfully delicious and the entire department would wander into the kitchen, and eat chunks of all it day.

    ….but to have it with chocolate….!

  2. theresa

    Chocolate caramel slice! I was given a storebought one for my birthday when I was a study abroad student here, before I was vegan. Even though it was storebought, I was amazed at the awesomeness. And disappointed that I was going home in 2 weeks and wouldn’t be able to eat more of them. I need to make a chocolate caramel slice!

  3. Cate

    Ohhhh… yummy! I wish those were available in NZ!

  4. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella

    LOL OK I thought I was a little odd when I saw faces in animals but you’re seeing faces in chocolate. And I’m seeing them too! 😛

  5. Johanna GGG

    this is something I probably don’t need to know about because it just tempts me to seek it out next supermarket trip – but at least it would be more healthy than millionaire’s shortbread which probably has no fibre at all – and it is definitely better than a brad pitt poster in the hallway!

  6. Lauren

    I’ll be the one that points out “In America, flapjacks are pancakes!” And I still can’t quite figure out what they are in Australia. Sort of an oat-y cookie?

  7. Camille

    I find Gü to be surprisingly good for something you can buy in a grocery store. A friend of mine used to bring their stuff from England back to the States, but they seem to be popping up on more and more shelves lately.

  8. Heidi - Apples Under My Bed

    haha lol at the Dietitians Association of Australia and fibre reference 🙂
    Heidi xo

  9. Simply Life

    Ha, sounds like there’s a lot of good food in your house right now! 🙂

  10. Margaret

    Have fun in Melbourne next month….a blog site called “girl in Melbourne” could be helpful,Jayne LOVES living there and you could ask for good stuff to do or see via her comments.
    Found you last week and am half way through back blogs, always interesting to start at the beginning.

  11. chanel11

    Good to know there are some decent candy bars out there

  12. Boredom Abounds By Julia

    Yum, I’ve seen those chocolates in the supermarket lately and thought they’d be interesting to try. I might pick some up around Christmas time so there are more people to share it with (and therefore less for me to eat!).

  13. L-Izzle

    I got so retardedly addicted to these (and the chocolate roll thingy ones…and the brownie ones…) when I was in England. My Grandma was so delighted by how much I liked them that she just kept buying them for me.
    I’m not game to let myself buy them now that they’re available here.. I’m not sure my budget or blood sugar can handle it, if the RIDICULOUS quantity I was eating last time is anything to go by…

    (still, I never tried the rocky road variety, which I saw in Coles the other day… so I might need to make an exception. In the interest of research)

    1. L-Izzle

      ps. I am so absurdly amused by that Darth Vader flapjack 😀 😀

  14. Lisa (bakebikeblog)

    haha oh my – yes they DO look a little like Darth Vader!!!!

  15. green ink

    My favourite Gü item is the chocolate pots. I was introduced to them when I first moved to London by my housemate, who was a rather glamorous Swedish viola player. It was a freezing winter night and we sat at our scrubbed pine table in the tiny kitchen, eating pudding, drinking wine and talking about art and music and books…’s a happy memory!

    My mother in law, like most English women, makes a wonderful flapjack! Now I have to learn……. 😉 [I’d say to Aussies imagine an Anzac biscuit as a slice instead of a biscuit, and that’s flapjack!]

  16. Anna Johnston

    Oh eeekkkk, I saw the Dark Vada too…, its catching this seeing faces in food virus! Well., good to know there’s a flapjack that brings a mars bar to a whole new level, will keep it in mind but they do loose points for ‘that old half filled tin’…, not a fan of that style marketing ….tsk tsk!!!!

  17. Agnes

    You go to the supermarket (grocery store… sheesh) and buy processed food that’s not peanut butter, or chocolate? Surprisingly, that doesn’t add up to the image I have of you. For some reason I can only see you buying the two aforementioned items, and hippie things like oats, quinoa and mung beans. :p

  18. hungryandfrozen

    Oh my! On the one hand, the half-full tub is disappointing – like those packets of chips that only seem to have a few crumbs tumbling round the bottom of the bag.

    On the other hand, I LOVE the idea of a millionaires shortbread with an oaty flapjack style base, it’s so simple but brilliant. And many thumbs up for Gu having actual chocolate coating – I hate the greasy nasty stuff that passes itself off as chocolate on so many biscuits etc out there.

    I look forward to seeing your recipe!

  19. Conor @ HoldtheBeef

    I am a little giggly at the phrase “bedfellows with nuts”.

    After getting over this, I’m now hoping that my housemate doesn’t come across these at the shops! She’s English and we’ve had many a discussion about what a flapjack is, and this will just give her argument more ammunition. CHocolatey ammunition though, so it’s not all bad.

  20. Amber Shea @Almost Vegan

    I’m sorry I’m so behind on reading posts! Gah, so much to do in so little time…
    But your comment in the intro, of course, delighted me 😀 You think I’m a “dish”?! 😛

    Does that canister say “Gu Naughties”?! Oh my, where to begin with that one… 😉

    What’s funny is that in the U.S., Gu is a brand of sports gels, a.k.a. super-artificial concentrated gel-like sources of carbohydrates in tooth-achingly fake sweet flavors. They do taste damn good at mile 24 of a marathon, though.

  21. Chocolate Caramel Slice. And Friends. - Wayfaring Chocolate

    […] how much tastier my home-made version is than the Gü Millionaire’s Flapjack which inspired me to make it, or how I’m planning to make a vegan version soon with nuttelex and […]

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