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Tim Tam Slams


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Tim Tam Slams

Andria | Dec 1, 2009 06:04 PM

So the Tim Tam Slam will get it's own thread. For those of you who don't know, Tim Tams are tasty little cookies from Australia - chocolate cream between two malt cookies, coated in chocolate. They also come in the following flavors, although most are not available in Canada or the US):
* Tim Tam Caramel
* Tim Tam Dark Chocolate
* Tim Tam Double Coat
* Tim Tam Original Finger
* Tim Tam Crush Honeycomb
* Tim Tam Crush Mint Crisp
* Tim Tam Crush Cookies & Cream
* Tim Tam Sweet Surrender Choc Hazelnut Flavoured Mousse
* Tim Tam Sweet Surrender Black Forest Delight
* Tim Tam Sweet Surrender Creme Caramel

Now, the crucial step...

IMPORTANT!!! The Slam:
Prepare hot beverage of choice (black coffee for me, but I hear tea is quite nice too),.. bite a bite off one corner, then a bite off the opposing corner... dip one end into hot beverage and use the cookie as a straw, sucking until the liquid reaches your mouth. Now, you have to be quick... pop the entire melting delight into your mouth, close your eyes and enjoy. One of the greatest pleasures.

There are many videos out there demonstrating the technique. Google it and see people in action

I have tried the Originals, Dark Chocolate and Caramel, which can be found locally in Montreal. A friend of a friend, who lives in Australia, brought a pack of Sweet Surrender Creme Caramel and I had those too. My favorites are still the Originals. I find the caramel gets in the way of the melted consistency.

Pepperidge Farms recently brought Tim Tams to the US in October. A Bostonian friend thinks there may be some variation between those and the ones he tried here in Canada which were imported directly from the original makers - Arnotts.

What is your opinion? What flavors have you tried? I am dying to try the Mint Crisp & Chocolate Hazlenut.

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