Thursday, 2 April 2015

Müller Rice Salted Caramel Review


Salted Caramel seems to be the "in thing" for new snacks this year, there's been quite a lot of them, most notably Galaxy Salted Caramel, plus various ice cream varieties. Now Müller are getting in on the act with this new Müller Rice variety.

Being honest I haven't had a Müller Rice in yeeeeeears, it's one of those things I've never been much a fan of. I love rice pudding, but cold rice just doesn't appeal to me at all. However the lure of sweet, salty caramel lured me in!

I wish it hadn't. It reminds me now why I never liked Müller Rice in the first place...cold, sloppy rice pudding does not a luxurious dessert make!


Diving in with a spoon I was surprised to find the rice was lightly caramel flavoured. It had a slightly "off" taste, almost savoury. I assumed that was all there was, but there was also a salted caramel flavour sauce lurking at the bottom of the pot. And it tasted horrible. Rather than a sweet, buttery salted caramel, this was overly salty and almost savoury, without the sweetness to balance it out. I managed to choke down the rest of the pot but it wasn't a pleasant experience.


Okay, maybe I'm exaggerating a little, but I really didn't enjoy this Müller Rice very much. The balance of salt and sweet is off, and cold rice pudding isn't a good match for salted caramel anyway. Still I'm sure this flavour will be very popular, at least while the current salted caramel trend continues...

RATING: 6 out of 10.

Price: 68p at Asda.
Suitable for vegetarians?: Yes.
Allergens: Dairy, egg, maize starch.

Have you tried Salted Caramel Muller Rice? Did you enjoy it? Let me know your thoughts in the comments!

2 comments:

  1. I'm a massive fan of muller rice (both hot and cold!) and just had to try the new flavour as soon as it came out. Safe to say it was absolutely disgusting, both hot and cold. It was far too sweet for my taste (and I can handle the sweetness of say, even Milkybar) and it clashed terribly with the savoury rice. I don't think I've ever tasted something so revolting!!! :(

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    1. Thanks for the comment Jessica, glad I'm not alone in disliking this! It really doesn't work at all does it.

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