Whose custard cream should be your snack-time hero? Find out who does it best.
The classic custard cream biscuit has been around since 1908. Famous for its Victorian design and creamy, custardy middle, it is the perfect pack to break into when elevenses strike.
With anything popular there’s always the temptation to shake things up and give it a new twist.
As such, the powers that be (or rather the biscuit-makers) have seen fit to give its flavour a make-over, replacing its much-loved centre with coconut cream, rhubarb, strawberry and even coffee.
Trendy yes, but there’s something irresistibly comforting about the traditional flavour of a custard cream.
Here at the GHI we like ours golden, and plentifully filled with rich vanilla custard filling. Firm but not too hard, the biscuit should crumble in the mouth for a satisfying bite but be robust enough to stand up to some serious dunking.
As always, our standards were set high when looking for a biccie that fit the bill.
How we test we:
Acquiring a selection of biscuits from brands and supermarket own labels we tried and tested 10 custard creams, assessing each product on appearance, aroma, taste and texture.