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Homemade Twinkies Recipe
Fox News Magazine, by Rachel Rappaport

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Posted By:markinalpine, 11/17/2012 3:08:06 PM

Citing a nationwide strike of its workforce as the catalyst, Hostess Brands is planning to shut down its operations and liquidate all of its assets. In other words, the future of our beloved Twinkies is uncertain. But fear not, Twinkies fans: Food writer and cookbook author Rachel Rappaport at Coconut & Lime was gracious enough to share the recipe for her homemade version, and they´re every bit as good as the original. In fact, Rappaport´s Twinkies even feature fluffy banana-flavored cream fillings, much like the very first Twinkies ever introduced by Hostess Brands.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamrock, 11/17/2012 3:15:53 PM     (No. 9020907)

Thanks for the post OP, I´m going to try them although they won´t taste as good without all the preservatives and whatever.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/17/2012 3:31:17 PM     (No. 9020924)

Probably better than the original which would never have had real butter in that cream filling. The ingredients would have been those "products" with the unrecognizable names that appear listed on the wrapper.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/17/2012 3:33:14 PM     (No. 9020929)

Ha, found it. Here´s the ingredient list for Twinkies:

Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour [Flour, Reduced Iron, B Vitamins (Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Folic Acid)], Corn Syrup, Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Water, Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable and/or Animal Shortening (Soybean, Cottonseed and/or Canola Oil, Beef Fat), Whole Eggs, Dextrose. Contains 2% or Less of: Modified Corn Starch, Glucose, Leavenings (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Monocalcium Phosphate), Sweet Dairy Whey, Soy Protein Isolate, Calcium and Sodium Caseinate, Salt, Mono and Diglycerides, Polysorbate 60, Soy Lecithin, Soy Flour, Cornstarch, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Sorbic Acid (to Retain Freshness), Yellow 5, Red 40.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 11/17/2012 3:37:04 PM     (No. 9020935)

Here for the hardcore is the book on Twinkies and other processed foods:


Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated Into What America Eats [Hardcover]
Steve Ettlinger (Author)


http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1594630186?ie=UTF8&tag=fooducate-20&linkCode=as2&camp=
1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1594630186

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/17/2012 3:44:38 PM     (No. 9020946)

Despite one company after anther announcing lay offs,Obama still goes on the radio claiming he´s creating new jobs.His followers and supporters believe every word of it despite mounting evidence the country is headed for a free fall..

Everything the government has it´s fingers in is broke or going broke because they´re spending is aimed at buying votes,not fixing a problem.

Its´ just like leftists saying the stimulus didn´t work because it wasn´t big enough. Forget that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cost the same amount but created countless jobs and millions of tons of military hardware.

I also believe that the TARP funds have vanished despite Obama´s claims the bulk of the money has been paid back.Try to get a government accounting report on either of these things that propped up the left.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tivadoc, 11/17/2012 4:01:35 PM     (No. 9020960)

Nearly caught up in the demise of the Twinkie, I read this story. I even found the appropriate pan to cook these homemade replicas and was about to order it, when my wife asked when was the last time I ate a twinkie? I had to admit that I could not remember, I must have been a child the last time I had one. Calm down, cancel the pan order and grumble about unions for the rest of the day!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Crasher, 11/17/2012 4:10:59 PM     (No. 9020968)

Next time I am called upon to make a sweet treat for church it may be twinkies in tasie sized treats.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mackrand, 11/17/2012 4:23:09 PM     (No. 9020983)

I can imagine using a pastry bag with a long large plastic straw attached and go in through one end to squirt filling through the center lengthways.

On another note, the link to the Ramen Noodle alternative recipes is also interesting.

(#7, order the pan!!)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Emerson, 11/17/2012 5:47:25 PM     (No. 9021083)

#7 has one of the best posts on the forum today.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lefticide, 11/17/2012 6:07:15 PM     (No. 9021099)

The homemade ones may taste good, but they won´t have a 100 year shelf life like the originals.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 11/17/2012 6:47:54 PM     (No. 9021148)

Thanks OP! This should be a Must Read!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tygerlily, 11/17/2012 6:51:04 PM     (No. 9021155)

I loved Twinkies when I was a kid. We got them as a treat when we went to town once a month to grocery shop. My daughter has never had one (wheat allergy) May have to see if I can adapt this recipe to Oat flour.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 11/17/2012 8:05:12 PM     (No. 9021213)

On ´grocery day´ Mom would buy each of us kids one of what we liked best. My choice was Twinkies- one package. My little sister liked SnowBalls and my little brother was nuts for Snickers Bar. Some of the biggest argements we had as a family were over ´Who ate my Twinkies!" because I would save them for eating on a day after a hard day at school and enjoy them while doing homework- making the task a little less dreary. I would open the bread box to get my Twinkies and they would be gone! I often suspected my Mother of being the culprit (but she, to her dying day, never confessed!). No one ever fessed up to the crime!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bdog, 11/17/2012 8:28:59 PM     (No. 9021226)

Haven´t all those ingredients been banned by Moochie?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: FormerDem, 11/17/2012 11:35:22 PM     (No. 9021356)

thanks for the post, OP!

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