“ Brand: Aldi / Type: Biscuits „
As I write this review, there is a rather empty packet of ginger nuts sitting just opposite me! The reason for this is, of course, that they're delicious. I shop at Aldi for particular foods, and this is one of them; Aldi's Ginger Nuts come in a happily large amount at a happily small price, which is good because they get scoffed pretty quickly. These biscuits have a great warm flavour, that's neither to hot or too flavourless, so that (heavens forbid) you do down an entire packet at once, your throat wont be worse for wear. The texture's good too, crunchy with a 'snap' the Great British Bake Off would be proud of. They're even good with a hot drink- I tend to dunk mine in Cinnamon tea or hot chocolate and they even pass this test well! No soggy bits at the bottom of your cup, just a wonderful biscuit. Really, I couldn't praise them anymore, or at least I shouldn't as that'd be a bit boring. Basically, buy them.
I shop for all my basics in Aldi, biscuits being no exception because lets face it, who has the time or inclination to bake them every week? Aldi's ginger nuts are a true sensation for your taste buds - seriously, try them! I don't remember prices exactly, but off the top of my head they are around the 45p mark, so amazingly great value and they come in an aptly ginger coloured packet. Aldi don't do a huge range of biscuits and when you taste these, you understand why, it's about quality, not quantity. My toddler absolutely loves them - obviously they are rationed out and she doesn't eat them by the bucket load - me on the other hand, I absolutely could... Delicious when dipped in a cup of tea and for anybody out there who suffers from the odd bout of IBS (sorry to be graphic), pretty much anything ginger related - these being no exception - will help to settle this and all the better if you can nibble on a couple with a peppermint tea.
My Mum rarely buys biscuits for us. This is only cos all 3 of us devour the lot at the rate of knots and it seems pointless to her buying them (Never mind the fact that we enjoy them eh! lol). However she has taken to buying these of late and so I have had rather a few. At about 45p a packet for about 30ish biscuits we all are agreed they offer great value for money! The Packaging: Bright orange tube effect plastic packet. I'm clearly told on there what they are and there is a photograph of the biscuits on there and other information includes ingredients being listed (Can't see any allergy advice given oddly enough), along with a full nutritional rundown being given as well as an at a glance chart, the size is stated which is 300g in weight and contact details for Aldi are given too. It's a nice easy to open and informative packet and of course the biscuits are lined up single file inside. The Biscuits: Well they are round in shape and a light goldeny brown colour. The underside of the biscuit is pretty smooth and the top has a slightly baked appearance with cracks in it. Taste wise they are great. They are rather sweet in a sugary way opposed to tasting like they contain lots of sweeteners or anything like that and the ginger is really heavy but not bitter due to the added sugar. They have a lovely crunch due to their thickness too rather than being crispy and they are tough so you can give em a dunk without them giving up the total will to live! When dipped the insides of the biscuits sort of go almost like a hardened caramel and me, I'm now a big fan now of dunking! Nice biscuits and they are really are great value for money these! Very tasty and calling all ginger nut fans to give them a try if they see them! Nutritional Information per Biscuit: Calories: 45 Sugar: 3.4g Fat: 4.5g Saturates: 0.7g Salt: 0.1g Only available in Aldi stores.