On This Day In History

April 6, 1930: Bakery manager Jimmy Dewar invented a cream filled sponge cake, now known as the Twinkie.

Nutritionists later discovered that so far as their effect on the human body was concerned, whether customers ate them or strapped them directly to their thighs, it made about the same difference.

3 thoughts on “On This Day In History

  1. Then they certainly should be called “Dewar’s!” ( And Devil Dogs could be Dewar’s, With a Twist.)

  2. And originally, the cream filling was banana flavored. It was changed during a banana shortage during World War II.

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