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Completely Baffled...

I asked a friend what his favorite cake was...for a birthday celebration this weekend. His response: HOMEMADE TWINKIES. I doubt the veracity of that answer, but I asked, he answered, so I'm going to give it a whirl. Never having had a Twinkie in my entire life and refusing to go buy one, I'm plagued with unanswered questions.

Help! None of the recipes I found online agree - on any point!

1. Is a Twinkie made with white cake, sponge cake, yellow cake, or something all together different?

2. Is a Twinkie filled with whipped cream, vanilla cream, buttercream, pudding, or - the recipe I personally liked, but know it cannot possibly be the true filling - a marscarpone-vanilla cream?

3. Would you think that the most important characteristic of a Twinkie is the taste or its shape...or both?

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  1. Sponge cake, whipped cream, and shape... That's based on having had a Twinkie once in my life (at least 20 years ago). So, take it with a grain of salt...

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  2. I am so disturbed by this project...not by the challenge, because we all know that I love that. Just disturbed at how many people are excited about this and offering to be my tasters. Really?!?

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