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Old Aug 23rd 2019, 12:55 pm
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How about coffee cake? It irritates me greatly that here you see "coffee cake" advertised and it's really not coffee cake at all but cake you can have with a coffee. Is it the same over the border?
Yes. Even if you have it with a cuppa tea...it’s still called coffee cake.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
How about coffee cake? It irritates me greatly that here you see "coffee cake" advertised and it's really not coffee cake at all but cake you can have with a coffee. Is it the same over the border?
Yes, that's the stupidest thing ever. It is the same here. Also Danish pastries, which aren't Danish at all, but Austrian.
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Old Aug 23rd 2019, 12:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl View Post
Yes. Even if you have it with a cuppa tea...it’s still called coffee cake.
On the other hand a tea cake isn't tea flavoured cake either.

I wonder what makes a tea cake pairable with a cup of tea and a coffee cake pairable with a cup of coffee?
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Also Danish pastries, which aren't Danish at all, but Austrian.
And then there are the English Muffins which I'd never heard of in 40 odd years in England.

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On the other hand a tea cake isn't tea flavoured cake either.

I wonder what makes a tea cake pairable with a cup of tea and a coffee cake pairable with a cup of coffee?
And whose tea anyway? The cup of tea as consumed in the south of the UK, or the substantial evening meal it is the north???
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And then there are the English Muffins which I'd never heard of in 40 odd years in England.
Those things are especially annoying.

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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Those things are especially annoying.
I saw them once, in ASDA, marketed as "bottom muffins"
I still find this deeply hilarious. I'm such a child
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Chocolate is vile. Discuss.
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Originally Posted by Zoe Bell View Post
I saw them once, in ASDA, marketed as "bottom muffins"
I still find this deeply hilarious. I'm such a child
Makes them sound like a sex toy.

Why on earth were they called that?
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Chocolate is vile. Discuss.
Whoa Upping the stakes there.

Blame the Swiss. They made it all sweet. As consumed in its place of origin, xocolatl wasn't sweetened and was likely consumed by the aztec gods.
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So have you had your test done? Is it Friday there or something else? Do I need to argue with somebody?
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7.30pm Friday evening where she is. Missed your chance although I'm sure someone will come along and make some idiotic statement you can get your teeth into.
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Well yes, but my hope had been to start a totally pointless argument with someone, such as over biscuits or something.

The international dateline pisses me off. It's 6:40am, Friday, here.
Your intentions were good LiW Survived the test fine, bit of a long day but they'd warned me about that.

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Chocolate is vile. Discuss.


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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Whoa Upping the stakes there.

Blame the Swiss. They made it all sweet. As consumed in it's place of origin, xocolatl wasn't sweetened and was likely consumed by the aztec gods.
No both the smell and the the claggy texture you get in the mouth is vile. I can't even remember what it tastes like, it's been over 50 years since I had any but how people put that in their mouths is beyond me.
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Originally Posted by Zoe Bell View Post
I saw them once, in ASDA, marketed as "bottom muffins"
I still find this deeply hilarious. I'm such a child


Makes me reluctant to spread marmite on them now.

Are there Top Muffins somewhere with the other halves?
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Blame the Swiss. They made it all sweet. As consumed in its place of origin, xocolatl wasn't sweetened and was likely consumed by the aztec gods.
I liked them





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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Whoa Upping the stakes there.

Blame the Swiss. They made it all sweet. As consumed in its place of origin, xocolatl wasn't sweetened and was likely consumed by the aztec gods.
That's only the white stuff, which is far better off being melted and applied as a poultice when bitten by sand flies.
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