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For other uses, see Zinger (disambiguation).
Chocolate Zingers
Type Snack cake
Place of origin United States
Creator Gretzinger Bakery
Main ingredients Sugar, corn syrup
Food energy
(per serving)
140 kcal (586 kJ)
Cookbook: Zingers  Media: Zingers

Zingers is an American snack cake produced and sold by Dolly Madison and Hostess, snack food brands owned by Hostess Brands[1] and currently owned by private equity firms Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co.

Product line[edit]

Vanilla Zingers
Raspberry Zingers

Zingers are similar to Twinkies and come in devil's food, vanilla, and raspberry flavors.

Chocolate and vanilla Zingers have a thick layer of icing on top with cream (synthetic, not dairy) filling in the middle. Raspberry Zingers do not have icing on top but are instead covered in a mixture of shaved coconut and raspberry flavored syrup.


A series of commercials for Zingers used the Peanuts characters,[2] with Snoopy playing the part of the mysterious "Zinger Zapper", the thrust of the ads featuring the other characters attempting to discover his true identity by tempting him with Zingers.


One cake contains 140 calories and 40 calories from fat.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dolly Madison - Official website, Retrieved August 20, 2008.
  2. ^ Dreher, Rod (November 18, 2012). "I Won’t Miss You, Twinkies". The American Conservative. 

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