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Marie Callender's No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie

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Marie Callender's No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie

Marie Callender's No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie

Anna Rosales

The Bottom Line

If you are diabetic, Marie Callender's No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie is not a good choice for your blood glucose levels; otherwise, it has only 5 grams of sugar but looks and tastes like it has much more.
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Pros

  • Flaky, golden brown crust
  • Filling is tangy and sweet but not too sweet
  • Looks the part
  • Cannot tell sugar is not added

Cons

  • Crust is tasteless
  • Skimpy on the fruit chunks
  • High total carbohydrate is not diabetic friendly

Description

  • Berry apple pie
  • 530 calories, 5g of sugar, and 48g of carbohydrates
  • $4.49 per slice
  • Sweetened with aspartame and natural sugars (from blackberries, raspberries, and apples)

Guide Review - Marie Callender's No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie

Summer is just around the corner and that means desserts like ice cream and mixed berry pies will be coming to a picnic table near you! Good mixed berry pies are generally filled with fresh seasonal berries and topped with a flaky, buttery crust. Marie Callender’s tries to bring its mixed berry pie to a more sugar conscious audience by offering the No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie.

“So what exactly is a Razzleberry Pie?” you might ask. Well, it is a blackberry and raspberry filled pie with small chunks of apple for some added sweetness. The filling’s consistency is relatively smooth, aside from the multitude of blackberry seeds, and has a deep purple color. The crust is golden brown with a nice flaky texture. Overall, the appearance and consistency of the pie is good and you would not be able to tell that sugar is missing.

Thankfully, Marie Callender’s did a good job not only with the appearance of the No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie but also the overall flavor. When the crust and filling are eaten together, the pie is tangy and sweet, but not too sweet, and there is no artificial aftertaste. I did not find myself looking for more flavor as the pie tasted how I expected a regular berry pie to taste. However, the crust by itself was very bland and did not have any of the buttery goodness I love in pies.

Ultimately, when comparing the Razzleberry Pie to Marie Callender’s No Sugar Added Apple Pie, it is no contest. The Razzleberry Pie is a much better product with stronger flavor and just the right amount of sweetness. Even when compared to regular pies, one would not be able to tell that the No Sugar Added Razzleberry Pie is artificially sweetened and has much less sugar. However, do not let the lower sugar grams mislead you if you are a diabetic – the 48g of carbohydrates will still significantly raise your blood glucose levels so keep an eye on your portion size to keep the carbohydrates in check.

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