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Caramac Digestive

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Similar to chocolate digestive biscuits but these were topped with Caramac. Great for dunking and sucking the melting Caramac


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Do You Remember Caramac Digestive?

Do You Remember Caramac Digestive?

  • Anonymous user
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    When I was at university (1977-1980) our campus shop, a Wavy Line, sold these. I can't remember if they were a brand or a Wavy Line own brand, but they were definitely round biscuits topped with Caramac. Absolutely addictive!
  • Anonymous user
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    Two things. I think that Carawheat only had Caramac on one side, not all over. It was quite a thick coating though. Also, I can't quite remember what the biscuit was like. I don't remember it being like a digestive biscuit because they have quite a distinctive taste & colour. In my mind, it was more like a shortbread biscuit, though not quite as 'short' tasting. It was 50 years ago..'shock emoji'..
  • Anonymous user
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    Caramac itself is still on sale from Nestle as are Gold bars from McVities.
  • Anonymous user
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    Caramac itself is still on sale from Nestle as are Gold bars from McVities.
  • Anonymous user
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    I'm not certain what you are saying Woolworths sold. I worked for them for 56 years in the 60's and I can't recall any such biscuits, but u might be right. Jacobs (for whom I worked after woolies)used to do a caramel half coated digestive biscuit I think. If you want something similar now then the solution is Gold bars which is like a Breakaway but with caramel rather than Milk chocolate.
  • Anonymous user
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    Yes. Probably nannied away from us now for being too sweet.
  • Anonymous user
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    I remember them being sold loose in Woolworth when I was about 16 (Saturday job there). They were about the size of a fig roll and completely covered in "Caramac" type chocolate. Gorgeous.
  • Anonymous user
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    As mentioned.... gold bars were too sweet.... and caramac breakaway not as nice! not one single image of these on the world web and hardly any mention except for here... I wonder do Jacobs keep an archive??
  • Anonymous user
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    yes..i remember...in the late 60s and 70 s think they were made by Jacobs..my fave ever biscuit.recall eating them when i was about 6 or 7..whilst watching Manchester united in the european cuop final in 68!! gorgeous...they can be easily re created by melting caramac choc on a plate..then smearing whilst melty..over ma plain digestive biscuit...wait for it to harden..and your away !!
  • Anonymous user
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    Carawheat indeed. Just made my own by melting some caramac in the microwave and spreading on digestives. Once cool - Voila! Carawheat