Happy birthday, Hostess Twinkies! In case you weren't aware, the cream-filled golden sponge cake celebrated its 80th anniversary this week. It may be easy to overlook the nostalgic treat in an era where seasonal ingredients outshine frozen foods and macarons are considered superior to macaroons, but after learning about the item's storied past on Food Network's Unwrapped, I realized the Twinkie is truly an American snack food icon. What interesting facts do you know about it? Find out when you tear into this quiz!
Can You Break Apart These Twinkie Facts?
T/F: The Twinkie originally had a banana filling.
How long does it take to bake a Twinkie?
The name of the famed snack cake was inspired by:
How long does a Twinkle last?
T/F: Twinkies contain no dairy-based ingredients.
How many Twinkies are sold each year?
Which US president put a Twinkie in a time capsule?
How many of these golden sponge cakes does Hostess turn out per minute?
Where is the Twinkie factory located?
Which city is at the top of the list for per capita Twinkie consumption?