Cream Puffs You Can…Drink

Hanging out waiting for a train this spring, my intrepid fellow adventurer and I spotted THIS in a vending machine! Of all the unlikely tastes to come in a can, this has got to be one of the WTFiest. I mean, do any of you actually find yourselves craving the innards of a cream puff without the guilty crunch of the pastry bits? This drink turned out to (surprise, surprise) basically be thin vanilla pudding (though it did taste exactly like the hella sweet stuff inside regular Beard Papa offerings, so if you’ve got a jones on for that and there’s no outlet nearby, it would do in a pinch).

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