If you haven't heard, Hostess announced today that they are liquidating the company and have ceased all operation.
While experts believe that someone will eventually buy up the Twinkie brand/recipe and bring them back to the markets, in the meanwhile, reports are that stores have been completely wiped CLEAN or Twinkies, HoHos and Ding Dongs today, and single Twinkie boxes are selling for upwards of $100 on Amazon!
It's insane....all for a little snack cake that will never go bad!
If you don't want to spend the $100 for 8 little cakes (and never really bought them anyway because they are about 95% chemicals), here is how you can recreate those little guys at home - and an in fun and infinitely more healthy way!
First, you need to buy a Norpro 3964 Cream Canoe Pan With Bonus 9 Piece Decorating Set. This is priced at $24.25 and ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping (on orders of $25+). The reviews are fabulous on this item (4.5 out of 5 stars, which is pretty good for such a "specialty bakeware item").
Norpro 3964 Cream Canoe Pan With Bonus 9 Piece Decorating Set - $24.25 and ships FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Next, you need a recipe for Twinkies! I did some searching and this one that has rave reviews: