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There’s a petition to get Cadbury Spira bars back on shelves

The people have spoken…

Jamie Roberts

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Last week the news broke that Cadbury is bringing back its Bournville Old Jamaica chocolate bars in 2020.

After posting about the revival, you lot took to the comments to tell us which retro chocolate bars you’d like to see return.

After trawling through them all there was a clear winner, the Cadbury Spira bar, and it turns out there’s a lot of support for this online already – including a petition and Twitter and Facebook pages dedicated to its return. 

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Spira was a hollow chocolate spiral produced by Cadbury from the mid-1980s until 2005, with each pack containing two fingers.

The bar was initially only available in the North West and South West of England, before being rolled out across the country in 1989.

And you guys really want to see them back, with Kerstie Dayson saying: “Bring back my favourite Spira, please.”

Steven Edward wasn’t impressed by the return of Old Jamaica, saying ‘so what bring back the Spira’, while Stephanie Tomlinson agreed, simply saying ‘bring back the Spira’.

The support for Spira was strong, and if you want to get them back there’s actually a petition you can get involved with here – there are also numerous others online that have now ended, so let’s get our voices heard this time.

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You can get a Slush Puppie machine from Amazon and it’s perfect for cocktails

Take my money!

Alex Watson

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You can now get Slush Puppie’s at home thanks to this machine on Amazon, which comes with the famous cherry and raspberry syrup.

The Slush Puppie machine comes with two 500ml flavoured syrups, the iconic blue raspberry flavour and red cherry syrup. You will also get four Slush Puppie paper cups and straws. 

It will set you back £49.99 and has received rave reviews on Amazon, with one user saying ‘I’m so pleased I made the purchase’, and another saying: “This is great. One of the best things I got for Christmas.” 

It’s not the only Slush Puppie themed product on the site either, you can get colour changing glasses, Freak Shake sets and even Christmas flavoured syrups including Pumpkin, Gingerbread and Salted Caramel.

The product itself is described as super easy to use, and all you need to do is fill it with ice and syrup to get the perfect Slush Puppie. 

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There are two settings, coarse or fine depending on how thick you like your frozen slushies.

While kids will love it, I am immediately thinking about the boozy possibilities with this little machine. You really could become a master of Frozen Daiquiris with it.

You can grab the machine from Amazon here

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Aldi launches new Harry Potter range including invisibility cloaks, wands and Lego

You’re a wizard, Aldi!

Alex Watson

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Aldi’s new middle aisle range features bedding, soft toys, wands and plenty more Harry Potter-themed items you will definitely want to pick up on your next essentials shop. 

Harry Potter fans can rejoice as Aldi has launched brand new merchandise of the films as part of its Specialbuys series.

You will even be able to get your hands on the books in-store and online, plus stuffed toys of the characters including Dobby and even your very own invisibility cloak. 

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The cloak will set you back £27.99, and although invisibility is not guaranteed you can use the Wow! Stuff app which will means you will magically disappear in seconds providing hours of fun.

There’s a golden snitch that flaps its wings like the real thing (£12.99), Harry Potter Colouring Books (£4.99), a Scratch Magic Book (£4.99) and a Harry Potter House Scarf (£3.99).

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You can also get your hand on your very own Light Painting Wand (£12.99) to live out your full wizarding potentially.  

If that wasn’t enough, how about some Harry Potter soft toys for just £5.99, bedding starting at £12.99 or even the historic LEGO® Hogwarts™ Great Hall (£74.99). 

The Great Hall comes complete with a mystical moving staircase, 10 LEGO® figurines and the infamous Sorting Hat. 

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The new range will be available from May 24th, but if you want to get your witchy fingers on it sooner, you can pre-order now. 

See the full Harry Potter Specialbuys series here

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Asda is selling a four-tiered pink gin cake with edible mini bottles on top

Calling all gin lovers!

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This brand new pink gin flavoured cake serves 18 and looks absolutely incredible. 

If you’re a big gin fan you’re going to love this new addition to the Asda bakery section, a four-tiered pink gin flavoured cake. 

There are four tiers of classic Madeira sponge layered with raspberry jam and a gin flavoured sugar soak. The cake is then topped with vanilla flavoured bright pink frosting.

And to top it all off, there are edible gin decorations including white chocolate stars and miniature gin bottles. 

The cake will set you back £12, and will serve up to 18 slices of delicious gin flavoured cake. Be warned though, each serving comes with a chunky 239 calories and 14g of fat. 

The product description reads: “Get the party started with gin flavour soaked Madeira sponge, covered in sweet frosting and edible decorations. Suitable for vegetarians.”

You can get yours here

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