Oreo revealed its latest flavor yesterday in New York.  Behold, the Filled Cupcake Oreo:

Filled Cupcake Oreos

Photo Credit / Article: Yahoo Food

I’ll spare you a lengthy post today.  Instead, I’m sharing my first impressions of this flavor, without actually having tried it.   (I’m the general public and it’s not available to the general public until February 8th).

  • I was puzzled by the photo, wondering how a real oreo could actually be in the shape of a cupcake, until I realized the cupcake was just for show and there was an actual filled cupcake oreo at the bottom.
  • Twist and lick?  Surely I’m not the only one that twists, eats the cookie with the filling on it, then eats the other cookie instead….right?
  • How many new flavors of oreos do we need?  (“Plain” Mega Stuff is fine by me!)
  • On the other hand, I don’t get cupcakes very often, and chocolate with a little bit of vanilla for contrast sounds intriguing.

Now I’m hungry.

Multiple sources, such as The Independent, are reporting that the newly proposed Cadbury chocolate flavors are…

Wait.  Better take a moment.  I suggest a few deep breaths.  And making sure your stomach is already perfectly settled, because if it isn’t, I’m afraid it might get a little upset.

Ready?  The proposed new flavors are:

Kale Creme
Beetroot Jelly
Wasabi Crunch

cadbury_wasabiPhoto Credit: Mondelez International

“A press release said the Kale Creme chocolate tapped into trends for savoury tastes, while the Beetroot Jelly responded to the popularity of superfoods and Wasabi Crunch reflected the popularity of Asian flavours.”