Let me start by saying that this is the first review that I have done on an item that I will be giving away. I hope that I can do the amazing items that Fancy Lady Gourmet sent for my husband and I to taste justice.
I was so excited about the delivery of the tasty treats that I called my husband up at work and said, “The truffles have landed. Come home ready to do a tasting.” We both enjoy sweets. My husband definitely has the sweeter tooth. It was important to get his expert opinion.
We noticed as soon as we opened the box that we were not only going to get to taste White Chocolate Cherry CupCake Truffles. Along with the White Chocolate Cherry CupCake Truffles came pumpkin truffles, chocolate chip cookies, and a shortbread cookie. Each item was beautifully packaged for presentation and also to protect it while in was sent in the mail. Every item was intact and I was able to set them out to be displayed on a plate right from the package.
First we tried the chocolate chip cookies. I asked my husband to describe how it looked before he could taste it and he said, “It was strew with chocolate chips like rocks on the surface of Mars.” That was end of my asking him how the treats looked. I was afraid that I would get more interesting ideas from him. Back to the cookies they have slight crunch and great texture. The cookie leaves a wonderful buttery chocolate taste in your mouth. I prefer crunchy over soft with my cookies. My husband prefers a little softer texture, but mentioned that if I had served it with milk it would have made it perfect.
We then moved to the pumpkin truffle. The truffle is surrounded by a wonderful orange icing with black sprinkles. We guessed it might be a cream cheese icing. The cake inside the truffle tastes just like pumpkin bread. We both like pumpkin bread and the fall spices that go into it. The truffle was very moist and creamy. It would be great for an autumn tea party or at a Thanksgiving celebration.
Next we selected the cherry truffle. Just like the pumpkin truffle it is surrounded with icing. This time the icing was a pretty pink. The cake inside hid a surprise. We both loved biting into the truffle and finding a cherry in the center of it. The cherry flavor of the cake is not strong. If you like really strong flavors in cake the pumpkin is definitely the truffle for you. The subtle flavor was perfect for us. We thought the cherry truffle tasted a little more candy.
Finally we had the shortbread cookie. I love shortbread and have since I had my first Lorna Doone as a child. I was really looking forward to trying it. I have had some that looked as pretty as this one that were dry and crumbly. This cookie is rich and buttery. My husband described it as a cookie that has layers of flavor.
So, what did we like best. We enjoyed them all. My husband’s vote was for the cherry truffle. I loved the shortbread and the pumpkin as well. I would definitely order the shortbread for a special tea like a bride’s maid’s tea or shower. The White Chocolate Cherry CupCake Truffles are in my mind for special birthday gift or to send when a friend has had a baby girl or send a breast cancer survivor. The pumpkin as I mentioned above would be great for a harvest tea or at a Thanksgiving celebration. The adults in my family sit around and chat after dinner on Thanksgiving for hours. These would be great to bring out after Thanksgiving dinner has settled and you just want a little something. I don’t mean to leave out the chocolate cookie we would definitely order some. It was just not our top vote.
I have told you all about the quality. Now let me tell you about the price. It is twelve dollars for one dozen. That is less than you might pay at your favorite pastry shop.
Guess what you get a chance to win White Chocolate Cherry CupCake Truffles-1 Dozen ?
This giveaway begins October 4th and ends October 14th at 11:59 p.m.
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