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Jelly rolls?

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hungryabbey Dec 2, 2008 06:26 AM

I am looking for those little strawberry/raspberry jelly roll cakes that used to come in a little package made with white cake. I would prefer the mini ones as apposed to the very large one. I have already checked sobeys on broadview and the Queens Quay Loblaws. I would prefer somewhere downtown, but I'm willing to travel if I have to. Thanks!

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  1. BodyByCheese RE: hungryabbey Dec 2, 2008 06:44 AM

    Honestly? In my neck of the woods they are at every single grocery store, bar none. I know that for certain I've purchased them numerous times at A&P/Dominion, Loblaws, AND Sobey's stores. Are you sure you were looking in the proper section of the store(s)? I believe they're usually kept amongst the snack cakes (Joe Louis, Flakies, etc.)

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      hungryabbey RE: BodyByCheese Dec 2, 2008 07:34 AM

      Yes, I was surprised as well. But I was lookign with those snacks and didn't find them anywhere. I will just have to keep checking weekly I suppose.

    2. foodyDudey RE: hungryabbey Dec 2, 2008 06:54 AM

      They may have them at the Western bakery store at Logan and Eastern ave.

      Weston Bakeries Surplus Factory Outlet 416-465-5601
      462 Eastern Ave, Toronto

      Main Intersection - Logan & Eastern Ave
      Store Hours: Mon - Fri 9 - 6; Sat 8 - 4

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        hungryabbey RE: foodyDudey Dec 2, 2008 07:34 AM

        Thats a good idea, I'll call them.

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          futronic RE: hungryabbey Dec 2, 2008 04:26 PM

          Damn you, Abbey. Now I'm craving them also. *shakes fist*

          Even the chocolate ones with the "creme" filling, although I also prefer the ones you're looking for.

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            hungryabbey RE: futronic Dec 2, 2008 04:36 PM

            Ha. I know. They are probably stuffed with unacceptable amounts of trans fats-, but oh, the childhood memories make it worth it.

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              futronic RE: hungryabbey Dec 2, 2008 07:01 PM

              I'll just drink a couple extra glasses of red wine to make up for it! That balances out the transfat, doesn't it?

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          foodyDudey RE: foodyDudey Dec 12, 2008 11:54 AM

          I saw jelly rolls here today. $1.99 for 6 rolls, 400 grams. They also have Joe Lois, Lune Moon, and all those other items they had in your high school cafeteria.

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          capetowngirlie RE: hungryabbey Dec 2, 2008 07:01 PM

          Last year, I needed that to make a trifle but couldn't find it on the shelf so I spoke to
          the store bakery and they got it in for me within the week which was perfect.
          Perhaps you could try calling your local grocery store bakery and hopefully they could the same for you.
          I would love a piece now with a cup of tea! grrrr!! :-)

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            hungryabbey RE: capetowngirlie Dec 3, 2008 11:24 AM

            thats kind of what Im doing with it. I'll do that, thanks.

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              foodyDudey RE: hungryabbey Dec 4, 2008 09:54 AM

              I saw jelly rolls at the No Frills on Carlaw yesterday.

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                hungryabbey RE: foodyDudey Dec 4, 2008 11:25 AM

                Perfect. Thank you!

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            GourmandGirl RE: hungryabbey Dec 4, 2008 05:15 PM

            They're with the bread at Pusateri's on Church St.

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