"Basically a way to eat Nutella in a handy wrapped stick."
I picked up the Classic Nougat Chocolate Bar from the small but packed-full-of-goodness Blue Apron Foods in Brooklyn. Blue Apron carries a wide variety of international candy bars, but this one with its classic gold wrapper caught my eye.
The bar's gold packaging reminded me (how could it not) of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Forget the kiddie cartoon characters and bright colors, I'll take a crisp gold wrapper any day.
I unfolded the wrapping to reveal two layers of solid nougat, one dark and one light. The bar proved to be soft and dense at the same time. Each bite screamed chocolate and hazelnut nougat perfection. The best part? The bar is sweet but it won't put your teeth on edge.
In warm summer weather, the bar was all over my hands by the time I got home. I later read online that it is "especially tasty when chilled." Guess I'll just have to go back for another.
This is a bar for serious Nutella lovers as in: "I regularly eat it out of the jar with a large spoon." Let's compare the two products:
Wendler Nougat Bar ingredients: roasted hazelnuts; sugar; plain chocolate; whole milk chocolate; white chocolate; skimmed milk powder; emulsifier, lecithin; flavor, vanillin; cocoa solids, 12.5% min.
Nutella ingredients: sugar; modified palm oil; hazelnuts; cocoa; skim milk; reduced mineral whey (from milk); soy lecithin, an emulsifier; vanillin, an artificial flavor.
So, basically a way to eat Nutella in a handy wrapped stick.
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