[Sca-cooks] Hais question/digestive biscuits

tudorpot at gmail.com tudorpot at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 16:34:43 PDT 2009

I beg to disagree. Digestive biscuits are sweeter, more crumbly and 
larger than social tea. Also, they are made from whole wheat flour. 
There is a quite a good wiki- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digestive_biscuit

If you are looking to substitute- try half social tea and half graham 


Susan Lin wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps <
> dephelps at embarqmail.com> wrote:
>> What are digestive biscuits and what are the US equivalents?
> They're cookies.  Kind of like Social Teas.  We can get actual British
> digestives (McVitte's) at the Asian market and the British shop in
> Louisville (Colorado).  I think I may also have seen them at the regular
> grocers on ocassion.
> They are not shortbread.  You could probably substitute an equivalent weight
> (not number) of Petit Beurre or Social Teas.  Digestives are usually
> thicker.
> Shoshanna

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