What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

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What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Rowls » Mon May 27, 2019 1:46 pm

I'm voting for malted milk. A classic that can't be beaten.

Top marks for taste, texture and dunkability.

A quiet word of remembrance though for the long lost "Lincolnshire Biscuit" which was, truth be told, a round and baubled malted milk.

What's your favourite biscuit (current or extinct)?

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by theroyaldyche » Mon May 27, 2019 1:47 pm

Disco

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by thatdberight » Mon May 27, 2019 1:55 pm

Air

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Bosscat » Mon May 27, 2019 1:59 pm

Jammy Dodgers.... no contest FACT

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by ClaretTony » Mon May 27, 2019 2:01 pm

Ginger
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Tricky Trevor » Mon May 27, 2019 2:07 pm

Bourbon.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Dyched » Mon May 27, 2019 2:07 pm

Custard Cream
Bourbon
Digestive
Jammy Dodger

Biscuits are fantastic

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Rowls » Mon May 27, 2019 2:08 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Ginger
Definitely a top 5 biscuit but they do need a separate biscuit tin to avoid contamination. Nobody likes a custard cream that's got ginger nut dust all over it.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Lord Beamish » Mon May 27, 2019 2:09 pm

The now defunct Abbey Crunch. I don’t eat biscuits anymore.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Rowls » Mon May 27, 2019 2:10 pm

Lord Beamish wrote:The now defunct Abbey Crunch. I don’t eat biscuits anymore.
RIP Abbey Crunch
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by ElectroClaret » Mon May 27, 2019 2:11 pm

Anything covered with Cadburys.
Jammie Dodgers.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by spadesclaret » Mon May 27, 2019 2:11 pm

chocolate digestive

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by exilecanada » Mon May 27, 2019 2:16 pm

Christie brand 'Chips Ahoy' chocolate chip cookies.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Bertiebeehead » Mon May 27, 2019 2:19 pm

Hobnob

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Burnley1989 » Mon May 27, 2019 2:22 pm

NICE or Coconut rings for me

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by LeadBelly » Mon May 27, 2019 2:24 pm

Shortbread, fig roll, garibaldi,

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Burnley1989 » Mon May 27, 2019 2:24 pm

Rowls wrote:Definitely a top 5 biscuit but they do need a separate biscuit tin to avoid contamination. Nobody likes a custard cream that's got ginger nut dust all over it.
Absolutely spot on :lol:

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Pstotto » Mon May 27, 2019 2:31 pm

Of course, Mrs. Howarth's ginger biscuits are much better than Mr. Kiplings... :-)

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Dyched » Mon May 27, 2019 2:35 pm

Rowls wrote:Definitely a top 5 biscuit but they do need a separate biscuit tin to avoid contamination. Nobody likes a custard cream that's got ginger nut dust all over it.
Haha ginger nut dust.

They’re a fine biscuit. But the major problem is 1 dunk in a cup of tea isn’t enough. But if you attempt 2 dunks trouble awaits. It’s one of life's major annoyances.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by gawthorpe_view » Mon May 27, 2019 3:07 pm

Cookies

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by claretfern » Mon May 27, 2019 3:07 pm

Border - Dark Chocolate Ginger.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Leisure » Mon May 27, 2019 3:12 pm

Rowls wrote:I'm voting for malted milk. A classic that can't be beaten.

Top marks for taste, texture and dunkability.

A quiet word of remembrance though for the long lost "Lincolnshire Biscuit" which was, truth be told, a round and baubled malted milk.

What's your favourite biscuit (current or extinct)?
Great topic. Guess it must be really quiet in the bar! :D

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by ewanrob » Mon May 27, 2019 3:14 pm

Ginger for me, used love one when I was a kid...called Rondello

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by bobinho » Mon May 27, 2019 3:17 pm

I enjoy a milk chocolate hobnob.

Honorary mention for ginger nuts, nice, malted milk, and along with a cup of tea, a slack handful of rich tea.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by bfcjg » Mon May 27, 2019 4:14 pm

Jaffa cake. Got the lot .

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by MDWat » Mon May 27, 2019 4:16 pm

Bourbon

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Bangers&Mash » Mon May 27, 2019 4:17 pm

Dark chocolate digestives
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by ksrclaret » Mon May 27, 2019 4:23 pm

Cadbury Shorties

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Joe14 » Mon May 27, 2019 4:25 pm

Jaffa. Hands down.

Don’t even think about saying “but that’s a cake not a biscuit” blah blah blah. :roll:

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by FactualFrank » Mon May 27, 2019 4:28 pm

Joe14 wrote:Jaffa. Hands down.
That's a cake.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Buxtonclaret » Mon May 27, 2019 4:41 pm

None.
I'm on a diet.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Bosscat » Mon May 27, 2019 4:55 pm

Joe14 wrote:Jaffa. Hands down.

Don’t even think about saying “but that’s a cake not a biscuit” blah blah blah. :roll:
The point is in its name ... IT IS A CAKE ... FACT

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaffa_Cakes" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

But if you are a millionaire you cannot beat a Twix :D

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by SalisburyClaret » Mon May 27, 2019 5:10 pm

claretfern wrote:Border - Dark Chocolate Ginger.

Noooo!

Borders -Milk Chocolate Gingers

Actually they are both excellent

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Joe14 » Mon May 27, 2019 5:19 pm

Bosscat wrote:The point is in its name ... IT IS A CAKE ... FACT

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaffa_Cakes" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

But if you are a millionaire you cannot beat a Twix :D
Cake my arse.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Longside4evr » Mon May 27, 2019 5:37 pm

:I think this thread takes the biscuit :D

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by dougcollins » Mon May 27, 2019 6:21 pm

Rich Tea.

The duller the better.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by ZizkovClaret » Mon May 27, 2019 6:31 pm

Bahlsen choco Leibniz

You set of bloody philistines
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Bosscat » Mon May 27, 2019 6:38 pm

Joe14 wrote:Cake my arse.
You eat yours your way and I will stick to my own tyvm :lol:

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Rowls » Mon May 27, 2019 6:59 pm

dougcollins wrote:Rich Tea.
They make it into my top 5 but they MUST be the finger shaped variety for dunking purposes.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Bosscat » Mon May 27, 2019 7:14 pm

Rowls wrote:They make it into my top 5 but they MUST be the finger shaped variety for dunking purposes.
You're gonna need a bigger mug ;)

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by bobinho » Mon May 27, 2019 7:15 pm

Apparently, the difference between a cake and a biscuit is determined by what happens to it when it goes stale.

Biscuits go soft when stale, cake goes hard.

They can call it a cake or they can call it a biscuit... but only if it stays on the table long enough to go stale will you know for sure.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Im_not_Robbie_Blake » Mon May 27, 2019 7:51 pm

Chocolate Digestive!

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by welsbyswife » Mon May 27, 2019 8:07 pm

Home made parkin biscuits.....not to be confused with parkin cake. Or, for shop bought stuff, the rectangular ginger biscuits made by Farmhouse Biscuits in Nelson. Perfect.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by thelaughingclaret » Mon May 27, 2019 8:25 pm

Shortbread gets my vote. Though the issue is there’s too much naff fake shortbread around that doesn’t taste right, proper shortbread dunked in a good brew is the best.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Rowls » Mon May 27, 2019 8:30 pm

thelaughingclaret wrote:Shortbread gets my vote. Though the issue is there’s too much naff fake shortbread around that doesn’t taste right, proper shortbread dunked in a good brew is the best.
A cheap custard cream is as good as a premium custard cream . Same goes for most biscuits.

But you're right about shortbread - quality ingredients needed for shortbread.
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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by ALP » Mon May 27, 2019 8:50 pm

Plain chocolate digestive with a glass of milk.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by DCWat » Mon May 27, 2019 9:02 pm

Rowls wrote:A cheap custard cream is as good as a premium custard cream . Same goes for most biscuits.

But you're right about shortbread - quality ingredients needed for shortbread.
I’ve never had a milk chocolate digestive that comes close to a Mcvities.

Cadbury Shorties would be up there for me and Fox’s chunky chocolates.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by Pstotto » Tue May 28, 2019 12:30 am

I think longside4ever has been on Blind Date and pulled a cracker.

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Re: What's Your Favourite Biscuit?

Post by cricketfield73 » Tue May 28, 2019 12:48 am

When I was a lad I used to regularly pride myself on polishing off a full '2 row' pack of Custard Creams with one single brew.

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