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Go Wild with Zebra® Cakes

February 25th, 2022

Little Debbie® Zebra® Cakes have been a staple in pantries since 1967.  This classic snack is made with moist yellow cake, layered with creme, covered in white icing and then it’s decorated with delicious fudge stripes. Maybe you remember enjoying them when you were a kid, or perhaps you’re passing down the snacking tradition to your kids. This irresistible treat is filled with childhood memories and new memories to create. 

Take a nostalgia break with us, grab a treat and read on to find out more about this fan favorite!

zebra cake shake creation

Zebra Cakes Safari Shake

Pack your bags, grab your snacks and put on a hat; we’re going on a safari with the Zebra Cakes Super Shake! Great for a jungle party or a sweet end to a wild afternoon, this shake is quick to make and is an easy way to enjoy a special treat. Click the button below for the full recipe!

vintage zebra cakes packaging

Before 1991, this delicious treat was not called by the name it is known for now. Originally known as “Little Debbie Snack Cakes” is wasn’t until the early 90s that the product became the famously loved treat we all know today – Zebra Cakes! Check out our packaging from 1981.

zebra cake packaging

Just a few years later, the packaging was eventually changed to an iteration we all recognize today. While updates have been made over the last few years, the packaging we see on store shelves today is still around.

Meet Zain the Zebra!

Ever wonder what the name of the friendly zebra is on the front of the carton? With his cool glasses, cheesy smile and purple hooves, Zain is what we like to call him! He loves snacking on Zebra Cakes and Zebra Cake Rolls while he is out on his zainy adventures. 

Check out his adventures and try to guess what he is up to!

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Zebra Cakes Zebras with Party Pinching

Our friend over at Party Pinching created this adorable recipe with Zebra Cakes that we couldn’t resist sharing. Easy, adorable and great for anytime snacking, this no-bake recipe is perfect for a weekend activity. Check out the full instructions by clicking the button below.

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