Degustabox July Review and Lemon and Chocolate Drizzle Shortbread

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Friday 8 August 2014

Degustabox July Review and Lemon and Chocolate Drizzle Shortbread

Our Degustabox for June arrived and I was happy as it contained chocolate, popcorn and cake decorations. Here is what I thought of the items in this month's box:

ZEO: These soft drinks were nice and refreshing as they weren't overly sweet. Something to look out for in a cafe.

Frank: This Blueberry and chocolate snack bar wasn't my cup of tea, but I don't like dried fruit. The boys happily ate it.

Portlebay Popcorn: Bacon and Maple Syrup Popcorn. Sounds so wrong but tastes so good! Chilli and lime wasn't my favourite but overall I was impressed with these bags of popcorn.

Maggi: I haven't tried all of these yet, but I do find that they make mealtimes simple. I am really looking forward to trying the beef and ale casserole.

Dr. Oetker: Two new edible decorations. My favourite were the eton mess decorations and there was a cupcake recipe included too. 

Hornsby's:  Blueberry Cider tastes a bit like cider and black to me.

The Berry Company: This was the suprise of the box. I wasn't expecting to like this but it was a lovely and refreshing drink.

Green and Black's: I LOVE Green and Black's chocolate. This was no exception. Dark Chocolate with a hit of lemon - fantastic!

If you would like to try a Degustabox for yourself they have provided my readers with a discount code:ULWG6 meaning you will be a £3 saving off of your first box. That means you will get a surprise box delivered for just £9.99



lemon and chocolate drizzle shortbread

Mix 4oz butter, 2oz caster sugar, 6oz plain flour and a tea spoon of lemon flavouring. Roll out and cut into shapes.


Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown at 190C. Allow to cool. 


Then melt half a bar of Green and Black's Lemon bar and drizzle over the biscuits.


Enjoy with a cup of tea or a strong coffee.

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