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Twinkie Trivia and Fun Facts

Can You Break Apart These Twinkie Facts?

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.

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GummiBears GummiBears 7 years
I had one once and vomited shortly after. There is something in it that doesn't agree with my stomach.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 7 years
I've never had one either. The thought of them creeps me out.
neonbee neonbee 7 years
I failed this quiz miserably and that's most probably because I hate Twinkies. Eww eww eww
fashionplate525 fashionplate525 7 years
Ewwww!! I used to love em as a kid, how gross.
danakscully64 danakscully64 7 years
I don't think they contain gelatin, just beef fat. Yuck. They actually use whatever is cheapest at the time, that's why the label gives 3 different types of fat along with and/or. They don't have a consistent quality.
pharm_chick pharm_chick 7 years
it has gelatin so ive never had it, but ive watched a youtube video about how its made and its pretty gross. i also saw how to make your own twinkies at home... and they are delishh!!
danakscully64 danakscully64 7 years
You're not missing out on anything, the flavor is pretty gross.
skigurl skigurl 7 years
so freakin sick i don't think i've ever had one
skigurl skigurl 7 years
so freakin sicki don't think i've ever had one
danakscully64 danakscully64 7 years
5/10. Guessed on most of them (I knew about the banana filling). I haven't had one in over 5 years, they're not vegetarian. I've made my own vegan version at home though, 100 times better than the original. :)
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