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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“DRY AND AWFUL”

Written on: 26/09/2014 by rowanspaniel (1 review written)

These biscuits used to be my favourites,but have not had any for a long time....Saw them on the shelf at the supermarket so decided to treat myself.....Oh Lawd,what a disappointment....They used to have a lovely crisp outer biscuit with a nice glaze but now the biscuit part is dry and stoggy...tastes like underbaked dough....the filling is too sweet and they are so awful I wont be buying them again… Read Full Review

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Funkolla's Response to rowanspaniel's Review

Written on: 17/12/2014

You should buy Maliban Lemon Puff from Sri Lanka - simply delicious

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Written on: 17/12/2014

do you know of any UK supermarket that stocks these biscuits?....

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“what on earth have Jacobs done ”

Written on: 20/08/2014 by 266Cleveland (1 review written)

Awful , awful , awful what have you done Jacobs… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“?lemon?puff”

Written on: 29/07/2014 by CassieConnell285 (1 review written)

Not had a lemon puff biscuit for ages, looking forward to getting home from shopping and have a nice cup of tea and a beautiful lemon puff. What a disappointment! Why do these so-called maker of biscuits change the recipe of good biscuits. Needless to say I won't be buying them again!! … Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“BACK TO OBLONG AND SHINY, please.”

Written on: 11/06/2014 by sweet-cheeks (1 review written)

I love anything with a 'lemony' taste and when I found these were still around, bought some, BUT WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT, very dry, so I ended up splitting them and enjoying the filling on its own and 'dunking' the rest! As I paid £1.79p for them, I thought won't be buying them again. I now know why they were on offer at £1 the following week - nobody enjoyed them the same, but I gave them another try, won't be bothering again! Even 'dunked' the biscuit was still dry as you started to chew, why?… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“HORRIBLE ”

Written on: 08/03/2014 by zwCollins223 (1 review written)

Bring back the original lemon puffs. This version is disgusting. What were the manufacturers thinking? The original was exactly that, completely different from the lemon creams from other manufacturers. If it's not broken - don't fix it!… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“Lemon puffs”

Written on: 10/02/2014

Lemon puffs it's in the word, what's happened to them. The lemon taste is there but the pastry should be puffy and crunchy and the shapes not right either so disappointed… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“What have you done ”

Written on: 20/01/2014 by mammamarie (1 review written)

Where has the puff and the sticky glaze and the lemon taste gone and I was charged £1.79 for the taste of poop will not buy again… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“Some things in life cannot be improved.....this WAS one!”

Written on: 23/10/2013

The original square lemon puff was just that puffy flakey and slightly salty to compliment the sugary and tangy lemon inside. These are an insult to biscuit lovers everywhere. Oh my what a shock...how awful these are. I hope that Jacobs will take note of all these complaints, they are all over the webb and very bad for their image. Please go back to the original recipe, the shape is'nt important it's the taste.....and these are dreadful… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“ Nothing like the original”

Written on: 19/05/2012 by Woodpecker1 (1 review written)

This is a custard cream dressed up - it is not a lemon puff!! Wrong shape, no puff pastry, no glaze and hardly lemon flavoured. So disappointing and very expensive - definitely will not buy again. Has the recipe been lost on the way to Portugal as see they are now manufactured there. Translation problem for the ingredients!!! Why change a perfect biscuit to something very mundane. Should get done under the trade descriptions act!… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“No No No !”

Written on: 08/05/2012 by intheshires (1 review written)

Completely ruined a classic. Why ? This version is tasteless cardboard. No nice flaky slightly caramalised in places biscuit. I'd say calling them lemon still borders on trade descriptions. What used to be my favourite biscuits have been insulted by this sad excuse. Please go back and make them like they used to be. Will not buy these again… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“Searched high and low”

Written on: 30/12/2011

Wanted to introduce my German partner to those mythical Lemon Puffs of my youth. Searched everywhere for them until I finally found them and told her to expect something special. What a disappointment, just a very vague resemblance to what I remembered them as. Where was the tang, the slightly sticky surface, the flakiness? Do not think I will be buying them again. … Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“No puff, no lemon tang!”

Written on: 28/11/2011 by Candyfloss (1 review written)

My husband knew I had always loved lemon puffs, he put a packet of Jacobs in the shopping trolley, if they are Lemon Puffs I'd rather have Puff the Magic Dragon. There wasn't a puff to be seen, puff is supposed to be flakey, so flakey you wet your finger and pick the dropped bits up. Wouldn't want to waste a crumb! Where was the lemon? Did they forget to add it? Thanks but no thanks, I'll stick to Rich Tea until I find the real Lemon Puffs. Surely there is some-one who can make the… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“WIll NOT BUY AGAIN”

Written on: 11/11/2011 by mofl (1 review written)

These are not the Lemon Puffs I remember.RUBBISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not Puff Biscuit No Glaze Filling is bland. I will Never trust Jacobs Retro Brands Again… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“What have you done??????”

Written on: 19/08/2011 by CorinnesMum (1 review written)

How could you do that to these biscuits??? I come late to this website but concur with everything said about how awful they are. I can't think what possessed you. Could keep me away from Jacobs biscuits forever. Please bring back the old shape and the old recipe. New ones are rubbish! Bow to public opinion, Jacobs… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“BRING BACK THE OLD STYLE LEMON PUFFS!”

Written on: 16/07/2011

I have a friend who was virtually addicted to Lemon Puffs years ago and I remembered them as rectangular, flaky puff pastry like glazed and a one of a kind icon. Caught up with him just recently and we bought some last week at Sainsburys and what have they done to them!!! Round! - Penny pinching! Flaky - No, it's just crumbly now. Glaze - Gone, dull generic finish. Disapointing, no wonder so many comments here, all saying the same, cannot manufacturers realise NOT to mess with classic… Read Full Review

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Written on: 26/07/2011

I agree with you! I hope JACOBS will go back to their OLD recipies!

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“OMG what a great travesty. I grew up knowing the...”

Written on: 20/05/2011 by JUICY JACKIE (1 review written)

OMG what a great travesty. I grew up knowing the lemon puff to be one of lifes great treats. The flaky light biscuit, filled with thick lemon cream and coated with sticky sugar.
When I had my own cash I used to buy a packet and eat it all by myself they were soooo yummy!!!
Now....they're not fit to even be classed in the Value/basic range!! The biscuit ( if it can be called that,) tasted like plain shortcrust pastry and the lemon wasn't enough to make it special.
By costing cutting, Jacobs… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“lemon poofs have long been a firm fave with my family,...”

Written on: 21/03/2011 by sillycnut (1 review written)

lemon poofs have long been a firm fave with my family, the new shape and recipe brings the treat into the 21st century, and the circular shape is ideal to fill any size cakehole.thanks jacobs!… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“Oh Jacobs what have you done to your lemon puffs. ...”

Written on: 27/09/2010

Oh Jacobs what have you done to your lemon puffs. Hardly any filling and no puff in the biscuit at all. Where has the sweet glaze gone too? Why did you change them and why are they nowround? Shant be buying them again. They are a mere shadow of their former selves!… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“Dreadful - a complete travesty of what this biscuit...”

Written on: 06/09/2010

Dreadful - a complete travesty of what this biscuit used to be like… Read Full Review

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Jacob's Lemon Puff

“Would have preferred no stars awarded for this but the...”

Written on: 26/08/2010

Would have preferred no stars awarded for this but the system would not allow it. Would have liked the option for minus stars! What a disaster for lemon puff lovers - surely Jacob's must be in trouble under the trades description act or something. Like many others, I am sure, I am no longer purchasing any of their products. Jacob's, what are you doing about the dreadful product you are selling under the name 'Lemon Puff'? Bring back the original recipe and you'll bring back your customers… Read Full Review

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