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FEMAIL tries Mr Kipling’s lower calorie range of cakes

ANGEL SLICES

Deliciously Good per slice 28g: 98 calories, 3.4g fat, 0.5 saturates, 5.8g sugars, 0.10g salt

The original Mr Kipling Angel Slices contain 139 calories (left) while the Deliciously Good Angel Slices (pictured right) contain just 98 calories in comparison

Latoya said the Deliciously Good Angel Slice (pictured right) wasn't as sweet as the original (pictured left)

Latoya said the Deliciously Good Angel Slice (pictured right) wasn’t as sweet as the original (pictured left)

FEMAIL's Latoya Gayle put the Mr Kipling Deliciously Good range to the test alongside the original Mr Kipling cakes

FEMAIL’s Latoya Gayle put the Mr Kipling Deliciously Good range to the test alongside the original Mr Kipling cakes

ORIGINAL TREAT: Original per slice 33g: 139 calories, 6.1g fat, 2.1g saturates, 13.1g sugars, 0.19g salt 

NEW OFFERING: Deliciously Good per slice 28g: 98 calories, 3.4g fat, 0.5 saturates, 5.8g sugars, 0.10g salt

Latoya’s verdict: ‘The original Angel slice has a very indulgent white and pink icing as well as a soft texture that reminds me of birthday cake.

‘In comparison the lower calorie option only has a few pink lines of icing and a slightly bitter taste. 

‘I think lovers of the original wouldn’t be fooled by the Deliciously Good Angel Slice but it is a great alternative for those counting their calories.’

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BAKEWELL SLICES

Original per slice 35g: 146 calories, 6.2g fat, 2.8g saturates, 12.9g sugars, 0.16g salt

Deliciously Good per slice 28g: 99 calories, 3.5g fat, 0.5g saturates, 5.9g sugars, 0.09g salt

The original Bakewell Slices (pictured left) have almost double the amount of calories as the Deliciously Good range of Bakewell Slices (pictured right)

Latoya said the Deliciously Good Bakewell Slice (pictured) was just as fruity and satisfying as the original cake

Latoya said the Deliciously Good Bakewell Slice (pictured) was just as fruity and satisfying as the original cake 

ORIGINAL TREAT: Original per slice 35g: 146 calories, 6.2g fat, 2.8g saturates, 12.9g sugars, 0.16g salt

NEW OFFERING: Deliciously Good per slice 28g: 99 calories, 3.5g fat, 0.5g saturates, 5.9g sugars, 0.09g salt

Latoya’s verdict: ‘I’m a huge lover of the original bakewell because it has a tart like texture, juicy plum and raspberry jam centre, and scrumptious fondant icing.

‘The lower calorie slice was much softer and didn’t have the classic topping. 

‘Instead, it has an almond and raspberry flavour sponge with raspberry filling and a hint of chocolate.

‘Despite the slight difference it was just as fruity and satisfying as the original. 

‘It has almost half the amount of calories and fat making it a significantly healthier option.’

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BRAMLEY APPLE PIES

Original per slice 59g: 212 calories, 7.9g fat, 2.7g saturates, 13.9g sugars, 0.19g salt

Deliciously Good per slice 52g: 189 calories, 7.4g fat, 2.1g saturates, 8.5 sugars, 0.12g salt

The Deliciously Good range (pictured right) has 23 calories less than the original Bramley Apple Pies (pictured left) 

Latoya said the Deliciously Good Apple pies (pictured) tasted almost the same as the original Bramley Apple pies

Latoya said the Deliciously Good Apple pies (pictured) tasted almost the same as the original Bramley Apple pies

ORIGINAL TREAT: Original per slice 59g: 212 calories, 7.9g fat, 2.7g saturates, 13.9g sugars, 0.19g salt

NEW OFFERING: Deliciously Good per slice 52g: 189 calories, 7.4g fat, 2.1g saturates, 8.5 sugars, 0.12g salt

Latoya’s verdict: ‘I grew up with my dad regularly buying Mr Kipling’s apple pies and saw them enjoyed on their own, as well as with custard or with ice cream.

‘The original pie has a very sweet pastry and is filled with mouthwatering chunks of apple. 

‘The lower calorie apple pie surprisingly tasted almost the same, despite not having the dusting of sugar on top and the pastry being slightly firmer. 

‘I would definitely buy the Deliciously Good alternative if I was looking for a sweet treat that is lower in sugar.’

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