Here are the top 5 biscuits according to me, Dan Townley.
Whilst this list is based solely on one man from Stoke-on-Trent’s opinion, it will be taken forward from here on in as the definitive list and I’m sure will get royal blessing should her majesty pick up a copy of this for the palace.
Right then, without further ado let’s get into it, in ascending order, to create a bit of dramatic tension (Don’t even THINK about skipping down to number 1..)
Straight in at number 5 is the Hob Nob. Because who doesn’t love a biscuit that can break your teeth and drink your brew? It’s the Chell Heather of the biscuit world.
Custard Creams enter the chart at number 4. A staple in any tin and a lovely little biscuity-sandwich which is great for dunking in a cup of tea. I remember as a kid perfecting the art of peeling them apart, nailing the custard filling and then enjoying the biscuit. Lovely stuff and two treats in one, like a swiss army biscuit.
Coming in at number 3 is your friend and mine the trusty chocolate digestive. A true warrior in the biscuit world but too same old same old and is the perfect candidate to be in the middle of this list. You can count on a chocolate digestive to be there but if there’s other biscuits In the vicinity, you know the digestive will be down the pecking order.
Viennese Chocolate Fingers. *Plays sexy music* My oh my where do I start with these bad boys, they are something else. They’re elegant, fancy, the biscuit is the perfect side of buttery and that chocolate is beautiful. If Hob Nobs are from Chell Heath, these very much live in the posh bit of Trentham. These cheeky little numbers are unlucky not to reach top spot and if you’ve not tried them, stop reading, and go buy some. Treat yourself.
The undisputed king of the biscuit world is, of course, the trusty Chocolate Bourbon. I don’t think I’ve heard anyone utter a bad word about the chocolate bourbon as they’re absolutely incredible. The perfect amount of chocolate cream sandwiched between two delicious biscuits. They’re a lovely chocolately treat when you’re dunking them, they go with ANY drink – and that kind of multi-purpose dunkability is what I need in my life.
Honourable mentions have to go to Chocolate Malted Milk, Ginger Biscuits and Pink Wafers (yes, really!)
There’s my list and now YOUR list. If you have any issues what so ever with this list you can tweet me, or shout in the street, or send a strongly worded letter to the author.
Oh, and one more thing.
JAFFA CAKES ARE NOT BISCUITS.