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Are Wagon Wheels Vegan?

by Fabian Jackson

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Sometimes the best nostalgia trips take place when we eat foods from our childhood, but it’s surprising how many of our favourite snacks growing up aren’t vegan. Keep reading to discover if Wagon Wheels have a place in your plant-based life. 

What are Wagon Wheels?

Wagon Wheels are British and Australian chocolate, cake, jam and marshmallow confectionery that has been around since the 1940s. They’re named after the Wild West and that their shape resembles a wagon’s large wheels.

wagon wheels

Are Wagon wheels Vegan?

No, unfortunately, Wagon Wheels that you can buy from the shop aren’t suitable for vegans as they contain gelatin that allows the marshmallow to become firm and the chocolate coating includes milk.

Are wagon wheels vegetarian?

The gelatin used also means that Wagon Wheels aren’t suitable for vegetarians either.

Vegan Wagon Wheels recipe

But fear not, even though you can’t buy a vegan Wagon Wheel you can certainly make one. Try this new recipe from our Food Editor, Val and never look back.

Keep any plant-based questions coming our way and let us know what you think of our vegan Wagon Wheels in the comments below.

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Fabian Jackson
by Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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