Review: (삼립) Samlip Honey Dew Melon Roll Cake!

Review: (삼립) Samlip Honey Dew Melon Roll Cake!

Last Updated on 2022/01/18

I don’t know about you but I love roll cakes so I was excited to try this Samlip Honey Dew Melon Roll Cake!

A few months ago I had this amazing Japanese Melon bread in NYC that I knew I wouldn’t find anywhere else but because of that, I really wanted to try this Korean melon cake.

About Samlip

Samlip (삼립) is a pretty common brand in South Korea. Having tried some of their other products before, I was hoping this would be pretty good as well. I found this melon cake while visiting the downtown Hmart in Chicago!




Taste

The cake bread is flavored like melon as well as the filling. However the filling flavor is much stronger than the bread. The filling is very sweet; to me it was somewhat grainy as well. The bread is somewhat dry but the filling helps make the pastry moist.

The good thing is that the cake is pretty lengthy (about 6 inches (15.24cm) so it’s big enough to share with other people.

Location

I got these at Hmart Chicago.

Address: 711 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60661

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Cost

I don’t remember the exact price but based on other Samlip brand, this probably cost between $1.99USD – $2.99USD.

Prices may vary per purchase location and/or change without notice.




Nutrition Facts

1 serving per container
Serving Size: 3 oz (85g) Calories: 280 Total Fat: 12g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 65mg Sodium: 170mg Total Carbohydrate: 38g Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugars: 26g Protein: 5g Vit.A: (1%) Vit.C: (1%) Calcium: (1%) Iron: (1%)

Ingredients

EGG, WHEAT FLOUR, WHITE SUGAR, MELON CREAM, PROCESSED FAT, WHITE SUGAR, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, CONDENSED MILK, MELON CONCENTRATED FRUIT JUICE, WHITE EGG, SHORTENING (SOY BEAN), MIXED, REFINED SALT, ACIDITY CONTROLER, CARAMEL FLAVOR, SYNTHETIC FLAVOR (MELON).

Potential Allergens: CONTAINS WHEAT, MILK, EGG, SOY BEAN.

Would I buy Samlip Honey Dew Melon Roll Cake again?

Answer: No.

I think there are many other melon flavored pastries out there that I would enjoy more. This melon cake was too sweet and too dry for me. It’s also too big; I could share this cake with 3 or 4 other people. I think it makes a great treat to cut into smaller portions and try it with ice cream or for a simple treat for a tea party.

Samlip Honey Dew Melon Roll Cake
Overall
3.5
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Taste
  • Appearance

RATING INDEX

  • PRICE: How suitable I thought the price was
  • QUALITY: How well I thought the product was made
  • TASTE: How enjoyable I thought the taste was
  • APPEARANCE: How appealing I thought the product/packaging looked

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