Sunday, June 3, 2012

Double Chocolate Klondike Bar
A Treat Review

[By Nick] In my ongoing attempt not to review something Dubba already has or is going to do, I’m led to review one of my new standbys: The Double Chocolate Klondike Bar.

I have no idea when these were released but I got my first taste of these last year and have placed these into my ice cream novelty rotation (yes I have a rotation, don’t judge me). What could possibly make chocolate better? Double up the chocolate of course!

On first look, it seems just like any ordinary Klondike bar. Once dissected*, you have the classic Klondike shell in all its glory but instead of encasing boring old vanilla, you’re greeted by a rich, semi-dark chocolate ice cream. Now this is far from premium stuff but the light chocolate ice cream lends itself nicely to this application.

The chocolate shell and ice cream seem like they’d just be overkill and blend into one another. That’s where you’d be wrong my friend; the two chocolates are able to separate themselves from one another, creating a delectable treat. The shell itself is the standard milk chocolate variety but after looking at the ingredients, the only chocolate involved in the ice cream is cocoa. This gives the ice cream a darker, slightly bitter feel to it, contrasting nicely with the shell. Now don’t go thinking it’s extremely dark, it’s still has milk chocolate qualities but with a hint of dark to distinguish itself from the shell. This isn’t a mind blowing treat by any means but it satisfies any chocolate cravings you might have. That’s the only thing that matters when it comes down to it.

What would I do for this Klondike Bar? Nothing much, unlike what I would do for say a Caramel Pretzel Bar. It would still fall somewhere in my top five Klondike treats though. It’s a good treat to reach for when you want chocolate but not something extremely decedent (i.e. Magnum Double Chocolate Bar).

Verdict?  Chocolaty and delicious
Buy Again?  Of course

*Are there actually people out there who cut their Klondikes in half? Weirdos

3 comments:

Dubba said...

At this point I'm feeling pretty silly for never trying these. I would always try the other new flavors first.

Danielle said...

I just tried these tonight and Nick is spot on when he mentions the two chocoltes being completely different. I actually think I dislike the other kinds of Klondikes because the flavor usually detracts from the shell. In this treat, it enhances the flavor. Almost reminds me of a chocolate sundae wih hershey's syrup. Honestly it may be the only ones I'd buy again!

Nick Rovo said...

Good to know someone agrees with me=]. Before you shun all other klondike bars though, give the caramel pretzel ones a try. Those are by far my favorite.