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Dec 2, 2009

Review: Taco Bell - Caramel Apple Empanada

A cross between a baked and deep-fried apple pie, Taco Bell's Caramel Apple Empanada sells for 99 cents off of Taco Bell's "Why Pay More" Menu.

Shaped a bit like those Hostess pies at the supermarket, the Caramel Apple Empanada is for those who can't decide between a baked apple pie and a deep-fried one. You see, the Caramel Apple Empanada offers both: one half is deep-fried crispy with little air bubbles in the dough and the other half is baked with a normal pie crust texture.
As the name states the filling does have a bit of a caramel flavor to it that I find a bit too sweet. While it may be a bit too much caramel sweetness for some such as myself, Taco Bell's Caramel Apple Empanada does offer the interesting contrast between two differing crusts and a gooey apple filling for a cheap price.

Nutritional Info -  Taco Bell Caramel Apple Empanada (85g)
Calories - 310 (from Fat - 140)
Fat - 15g (Saturated Fat - 2.5g)
Sodium - 310mg
Carbs - 39g (Sugar - 13g)
Protein - 3g


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7 comments :

  1. how does the taste compare to mcd apple pie?

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  2. Hm... I'm not so sure I like the caramel flavor... I'm not a fan of caramel apples either... only candied ones! So I have to say for that reason that I prefer McDonald's Apple Pie.

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  3. I could eat these things all day! I think they're WAY better than McDonald's apple pie. Well that's just my opinion. The only way you'll know if it's good or not is to try one yourself! (:

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  4. They are a little sweet but the crust is sooooo good lol

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  5. this is like if a mcdonalds apple pie and a churro had a baby. mmn'elicious!

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  6. Two hot from the packet, in a bowl with vanilla ice cream. Heaven.

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