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    Sarahsaver
    Pimp that snack
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    • 19th Nov 07, 4:45 PM
    Pimp that snack 19th Nov 07 at 4:45 PM
    Anyone else here up for a bit of OS fun?
    DS aged 7, already an OS chap anyway, inspired by www.pimpthatsnack.co.uk wanted to make his own mega version of a traditional snack. I found this was an excellent way of passing a rainy day, as the site encourages you to show pics of the process, recipe, costings etc. sorry I have no pic yet it is on DH's phone.

    DS made THE DOUGHNUT OF DOOM - a mega sized jam doughnut, weighing in at 600g, approx 1lb 4oz yes we did it properly, deep fried it.
    It is also good for ideas for birthday cakes, e.g. the giant jaffa cake or the mega party ring
    I just love it, my next project I think will be a supersize onion Bhaji


    Last edited by Former MSE Natasha; 27-12-2007 at 2:14 PM.
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    • By metherer 19th Nov 07, 4:51 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 4:51 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 4:51 PM
    Fantastic idea! Did it cook right through and everything?

    Might see if I can think of anything to do.
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  • perfectlypoor
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    • 19th Nov 07, 5:33 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 5:33 PM
    just had a quick look at the site, looking at them all with keep me busy later,its so funny I love novelty things like that.
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    • Miss Cinnabon
    • By Miss Cinnabon 19th Nov 07, 6:17 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 6:17 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 6:17 PM
    Great site, my kids spent ages looking at it, mum was thinking of doing a chocolate log as ds2 would like one, will have to show her the huge version on there

    susie
  • Sarahsaver
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    • 19th Nov 07, 6:47 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 6:47 PM
    The doughnut cooked all the way through and there was enough for all 5 of us to have 2 portions each. We had one piece last night topped off by the 'do not lick your lips' contest.

    I do have simple pleasures, one of my fave pimped snacks is the 'cheese and pineapple on a stick' made with a whole pineapple and a large block of cheese

    spose you could go festive and do a big mince pie or sausage roll.
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  • Mutantk
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    • 19th Nov 07, 8:07 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 8:07 PM
    Have just checked out the website and I haven't laughed so much all day!! What a fantastic idea - I love the pimped up Ferrero Rocher and jammy dodger and the custard cream - well all of them actually! My mind is ticking over and I will be pimping up ASAP!
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    • whatatwit
    • By whatatwit 19th Nov 07, 8:07 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 8:07 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 8:07 PM
    The finger of fudge looked fantastic.
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    • JoeyEmma
    • By JoeyEmma 19th Nov 07, 8:21 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 8:21 PM
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    • 19th Nov 07, 8:21 PM
    Yummmmm.... giant tea cake. Mountains of marshmallow goo.
    • newlywed
    • By newlywed 20th Nov 07, 10:06 AM
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    • 20th Nov 07, 10:06 AM
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    • 20th Nov 07, 10:06 AM
    That's a great website... but you would have thought they'd have cleaned the cooker before posting the pics surely? :confused: http://www.pimpthatsnack.co.uk/project.php?projectID=346&pageID=2
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  • Sarahsaver
    I dont want to look at someone's manky cooker! Has anyone else pimped a snack yet?
    I hope to get the pics of the doughnut of doom up soon...
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    • Skint_Catt
    • By Skint_Catt 23rd Nov 07, 12:55 PM
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    Any luck ont he photo? I love that site!
    • JoeyEmma
    • By JoeyEmma 23rd Nov 07, 1:20 PM
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    That's a great website... but you would have thought they'd have cleaned the cooker before posting the pics surely? :confused: http://www.pimpthatsnack.co.uk/project.php?projectID=346&pageID=2
    Originally posted by newlywed
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  • Sarahsaver

    There an action pic of the doughnut of doom. There are others of the process but I realise now we didnt take enough Too late the
    doughnut of doom is no more. It did taste ok
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    • Skint_Catt
    • By Skint_Catt 25th Nov 07, 10:49 AM
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    That is one big donut! Well done!



    Catt xx
  • purplefrenzy
    I love the pimp my snack site, and one day will be brave enough to try the Giant Jelly Tot (I have been likened to an alcoholic re jelly tots many a tube hidden around the house so my daughter and partner cant find them!) but I just know if I make it I will be eat the whole lot in one go and be very sick!!!
  • LuciferTDark
    I pimped a Chicken & Mushroom pot noodle myself today, didn't quite taste the same but still very nice & much easier than I at first thought.
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    • Skint_Catt
    • By Skint_Catt 4th Jan 08, 5:01 PM
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    How big was it Lucifer?
  • brogusblue
    Pimp that Snack
    Hello

    I was surfing the net the other night for some ideas and came across this site, It's a amazing they try and make things supersize there's a recipe for a 3ft twix, giant oreo cookie the list is endless, Sorry if posted before did a search could find anything.

    www.pimpthatsnack.com

    Cheers
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    • celyn90
    • By celyn90 29th Jan 08, 10:13 AM
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    Ohh, I forgot to add mine - we did this because we were bored a few weeks ago and I never want to see marshmallow again. Started with something simple but OH got quite into it and even made the packaging...

    Okay: The target of the pimp was Kellogs Rice Crispie Squares. Ingredients below



    Started to melt marshmallows and butter



    Realised it was a bit pink, so added more white ones, to no effect



    Still, looks like something from a bad horror film but added the crispies anyway



    Trying to make it set wasn't the issue - trying to stop it sticking to everything was a nightmare - into the fridge (this was repeated three times on account of small fridge space and an under estimation of what a kilo of melted sugar looks like)



    OH got to work on the pacakging



    And the final result



    Much marshamallow palmed off onto collegues for two weeks. Now the smell of the stuff makes me feel slightly ill.

    Great fun!
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    • purpleivy
    • By purpleivy 29th Jan 08, 12:11 PM
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    LOL! My kids are planning the Pimp That Snack Giant Creme Egg for the Easter hols! Hmmmmm
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    Trying not to waste food!
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