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Deep Fried Twinkies

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Deep Fried Twinkies

Whats the deal with deep fried twinkies? Are they good? Where do u get them? Thanks.

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1. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

just someone spamming the board, bringing up old post

They do it for their own entertainment, go figure

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2. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

I think you can get them downtown; I think you can also get oreos. I don't like them. We have the deep fried oreos (which are oreos coated in like a pancake batter and then deep fried and dusted with powdered sugar) around here during fairs and such, and they are so disgustingly sweet that I can't stomach them. Not sure if they batter the twinkies.

DH loves them, though.

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3. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

myinfor, I believe dave is actually asking for some information on the deep fried twinkies. Perhaps the old post prompted him to ask about them. The spammer is gone, now.

dave, I have yet to try this delicacy, though may on my next trip. It is a twinkie (trade name for a sponge roll with cream filling) that is battered and deep fried. Sprinkled with powder sugar, possibly chocolate syrup, (I'm not sure) and whipped cream topped with a cherry. At least that is the picture I have in mind from a previous post.

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4. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

im gonna try them and it also looks like the spammer has been removed. hopefully the threw him into the tank at the GN. I wanna see big sharks when I'm there next week.

London, Canada
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5. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

lol, looks like a heart attack waiting to happen! kind of like the mega hot dogs at casino royale. :)

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6. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

The twinkies and oreos are served at Mermaids on Fremonts St. I have tasted them but I am not a fan--it was simply on my "must do at least once" list. What turned me off was the STRONG odor of what seem OLD cooking oil. Neither my son nor my wife could be talked into eating them.

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7. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

I had the same reaction upon walking into Mermaids- the carpeting etc seems to reek of old cooking oil mixed with sugary smells. It turned my stomach- and I have a cast iron - went to boarding school and ate swill kind of stomach! I did see a fried twinkie before I fled- and it seemed to be drenched in powdered sugar but I think was topped with just a few chocolate "jimmies" and I don't recall cream or a cherry on top- but then again I was trying to escape. I think they fry everything - twinkies, oreos, fries in one communal vat and I don't want to even guess how often they change the oil- it sure wasn't for me- I had to have a slurpy drink just to recover!

Louisiana
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8. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

Take fried Twinkie in hand, let cool and apply to thigh. Cuz that's where it's gonna land anyway.

Cleveland, OH
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9. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

I tried them just to try them. First, Mermaids blows- don't care about the cheapo slushies or anything about the place. The twinkie tasted like a big donut with powdered sugar. I liked the oreos better, but a bite or two is enough because they're soo sweet. Dusted with powdered sugar and some chocolate sprinkles. Cheap, but nothing I'd do every visit. I did it once, crossed it off my list, and won't be back!

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10. Re: Deep Fried Twinkies

Meh the smell of mermaids makes me sick, but you get free beads. Hit La Bayou to get the slushy drinks, they are GOOD!