Almondy Authentic Swedish Almond Tart with Daim – Gluten Free

Almondy Daim Gluten Free Frozen Dessert

The following product review is for Almondy authentic Swedish almond tårta with Daim inside. You can see reviews of similar allergy friendly products in our frozen desserts category.

Almondy Daim combines an irresistible almond base and golden cream with crunchy almond caramel all deliciously covered in smooth milk chocolate. It is free from preservatives and artificial colourings.

This Gluten Free frozen dessert is made in Sweden.  Almondy’s bakery is in Torslanda,  just north of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Ingredients:

Sugar, Egg white, cream, vegetable fat, egg yolk, almonds (7%), apricot kernels, buttermilk powder, cocoa butter, skimmed milk powder, cocoa mass, milk fat, whey powder, butter, sweetened condensed milk, salt, syrup, brown sugar, emulsifier (soya lecithin), glazing agents (maltodextrin, gum arabic), flavouring.

It states “May contain traces of peanuts”.

This Almondy Daim tart is  free from:

  • Gluten
  • Wheat
  • Artificial Colours
  • Preservatives

Almondy’s tårta complies with EU’s new requirements for the term “gluten-free”.  They do not handle any ingredients containing gluten in their bakery and they impose stringent requirements on their suppliers that the ingredients they purchase from them must not contain traces of gluten.  They undertake regular analyses of gluten content in their tårta.  Almondy tårta are also labelled with the symbol for gluten-free foodstuffs.

Available as:

400g packet (serves 6-8)

The Verdict

Our trips to Ikea usually involve a visit to the cafe and if there is any Daim bar cake left, my husband and the girls will have some.  I have never bothered as I don’t have a “Sweet Tooth”.  So when I noticed this Gluten Free version in the frozen foods section at my local Booth’s supermarket  I thought that we would give it a whirl (and give them all a treat).

The tart was left to defrost for 10 minutes before we cut into it.  I was pleasantly surprised at the size of the tart as often when you take things out of the packaging it’s all packaging and no product but this was definitely not the case.

 

Almondy Daim with one slice removed

I don’t like almonds so I wasn’t really expecting to be too impressed, but boy was I wrong!  This is one of the nicest desserts I have ever tasted, it was absolutely delicious.  The base was soft and cake like, we expected it to be crunchy but it wasn’t.  The topping was a lovely velvety smooth chocolate with crunchy pieces of daim bar in it. There were layers of a creamy, custardy type filling which also tasted gorgeous between the cakey layers.  This tart should be sickly but it isn’t (and we should know as we had 2 slices each).   One of my daughter’s doesn’t like Daim bars but she still tried it and not surprisingly didn’t like it.  The rest of us couldn’t get enough of it, we all agreed that it was absolutely delicious and extremely “more-ish”.

This will most definitely be on our shopping list again.  I would highly recommend this gluten free dessert.

Slice of Almondy Daim Gluten Free Tart

 

We have also reviewed the toblerone version of this tart, which you can read here.

Available from : Asda, Booths, Tesco, Booker Cash & Carry, Budgens, Makro Cash & Carry, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s

Please note that this Product Review is based purely on our family’s personal opinions and observations on how this Gluten Free  Almondy authentic Swedish almond tarta with Daim  suited our requirements.

Almondy frozen desserts are available worldwide:

Ireland : SuperValu, Tesco
Belgium : O’Cool
Denmark : Coop, Euro Spar, Fakta, Føtex, Irma, Kvickly, Løvbjerg, Netto, Rema 1000, SuperBest, SuperBrugsen, Superspar
Finland : Kesko (Citymarket, K-Supermarket, K-Market, K-extra), SOK (Prisma, S-Market, Sale, Alepa), Suomen Lähikauppa (Euromarket, Valintatalo, Siwa), M-Ketju (M-myymälät), Stockmann, Tarmo lähikaupat.
Italy : Esselunga
Netherlands : Albert Heijn, C1000, Dekamarkt, Jan Linders, Jumbo, Super de Boer, Plus
Norway : Bunnpris, Centra, Coop, ICA, Joker, Kiwi, Meny, Rema 1000, Rimi, Spar/Eurospar, Ultra
Sweden : City Gross, Coop, ICA, Handlar’n, Hemköp, Lidl, Netto, PrisXtra, Tempo, Vi-butikerna Willys, Willys Hemma
Germany : Edeka (inkl. Marktkauf, Reichelt), Globus, Rewe, Toom, sky, plaza, real, Markant, Kaufland, Tegut, V-Markt, famila, Kaiser’s, Feneberg, Citti u.v.m. Großverbraucher: Metro C&C, Fegro/Selgros, Handelshof.
Austria : Billa, Merkur, Mpreis, Sütterly, Metro C&C.

The Almondy website states that the products are also available in North America, Asia and Australia, I have emailed them and when they reply I will update this review with further details.

Verdict

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Rating: ★★★★★ 

Available in: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK

Available from: Asda, Bookers, Booths, Budgens, Morrisons, Sainsburys, Tesco

Reviewer: Allergy Friendly Reviews

Twitter: @AllergyZoneCoUk

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