Pop-Tarts originally came in four flavors: apple currant, strawberry, blueberry and brown sugar cinnamon. As of 2015, these Kellogg���s breakfast pastries were available in nearly 30 flavors in the United States, ranging from the traditional to the truly strange. Confetti Cupcake Pop-Tart, anyone?Continue Reading
Most varieties of Pop-Tarts are topped with a layer of frosting covered in colorful sprinkles or a swirl of icing, but the original product was unfrosted. The original pastries also featured a diagonal cut so that consumers could easily break the Pop-Tart into two pieces.
Despite the limited flavors, Pop-Tarts were wildly popular when they debuted in 1964. The first supply of Pop-Tarts sold out in two weeks, leaving consumers empty-handed until the next shipment could be sent to grocery stores across the country. As for those who might have been waiting for a frosted variety, that wish was granted in 1967.Learn more about Food History