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Hostess and Drakes Cakes back...

Just in case anyone has been withdrawing from not being able to get Twinkies, they weren't suppose to be back until the 15th, but the Star Mkt in the Fenway has a prominent display of their Twinkies, cupcakes and powdered mini domettes right when you walk through the front door.

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  1. Just Hostess. Drake's Cakes was bought by a different company so they're not back yet.

    1. Drake's are now owned by Little Debbie and are expected to be back in stores this fall.

      1. the only thing from either of them i ever ate was about once a year i would treat myself to a pack of Funny Bones. Hope they make those the same again

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        1. re: hargau

          Yes, my sister is anxiously awaiting the return of Funny Bones but it looks like those will have to wait until Little Debbie revives the Drakes Cakes items in the fall.

          1. re: hargau

            I love Funny Bones too. I still have 2 packs in my freezer. I also really liked the low fat devil dogs for 160-170 calories. Hope they bring them back.

          2. Drakes just tweeted they're coming back on Monday. First up Yodels, Ring Dings, Devil Dogs and Coffee Cakes!

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            1. re: SuperGrover

              Yay...devil dogs! Hope they make the low fat ones too.

              1. re: catsmeow

                Devil Dogs have 170 calories....the lowfat ones have 160! Why bother!!
                http://www.drakescakesonline.com/Drak...

                  1. re: catsmeow

                    I just looked it up...7grams of fat vs 4 grams for the low fat.

                    1. re: catsmeow

                      But the calories aren't really significantly different.

              2. re: SuperGrover

                Yippee! I've missed Ring Dings and Yodels. I've only seen Twinkies once since they've come back.

                1. re: Disneyfreak

                  Sunny Doodles were one of my favorites but I'm not holding my breath on seeing them soon. Also the brownies were good and fudgey.

                2. I looked at a Twinkies box. Still made with animal fat.

                  Big question, why?\

                  Here are my theories:

                  1) They had a whole lot of animal fat laying around the bakeries.

                  2) Animal fat is that much cheaper than vegetable fat.

                  3) Twinkies and their other products just won't taste the same if they switch.

                  1. They're just dusting off the Twinkies that have been in storage since Wonder went Chapter 11. Those things & cockroaches are all that will survive the end of days. More interested in the fate of Sno-Balls, which at least contained some food products.

                    1. For anyone interested, the Stop & Shop in Watertown on Pleasant Street has Drakes Cakes, just saw them.

                      1. Went to BJ's today and they had Ring Dings, Devil Dogs, Yodels and Coffee Cakes. Picked up some Ring Dings and can't wait to try them later.

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                        1. re: SuperGrover

                          All were available at the Packards Corner Star yesterday as well.