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Dough balls in blankets? Say no more (Picture: Pizza Express; Willy Barton/Shutterstock)

Pizza Express has announced a change to its menu involving a switch up of a fan favourite.

Very soon the brand’s iconic dough balls will be getting a festive makeover.

The classic snack will be available in two new flavours: one sweet and one savoury.

For the first time ever, the chain’s famous dough balls will be wrapped in pancetta with sage, and given a sprinkle of Gran Milano cheese. They’ll be served with a honey mustard dip, too.

For those with a sweet tooth, the restaurant has also announced the return of its Loaded Snowball Dough Balls, which will be topped with white chocolate sauce, cinnamon and icing sugar.

A vegan option will also be available, so those on plant based diets won’t need to worry about FOMO this festive season. 

For those who believe that sharing is caring, the loaded dough balls will also be available as a sharer.

The Snowball Dough Balls Christmas Tree dessert will be served with extra white chocolate sauce and a salted caramel dip. 

Can you hear the sleigh bells in your tummy, too, or is that just us?

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Jane Treasure, the food and beverage director at Pizza Express said: ‘While many already think our Dough Balls are perfect as they are, you can’t argue with wrapping them in crispy pancetta.

‘We’re beyond delighted to unveil our Dough Balls in Blankets as part of this year’s Christmas Menu at Pizza Express, fusing the festive flavours we all know and love with the iconic Pizza Express favourites that our customers come back for time and time again.’

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