Biscuits vs Crackers
Crackers vs Biscuits
If we zoom in to the difference between cracker
doughs an biscuit doughs, we see generically that crackers contain between 5-29
units of fat compared to 100 units of flour and biscuit doughs between 0 and 50
units of fat to 100 units of flour. In the same time sugar content for crackers
is between 0 and 15 units to 100 units of flour and biscuits doughs can have
between 11 and 85 units to 100 units of flour. So some biscuits and crackers
can have similar proportions of fat and sugar compared to the 100 units of flour. But we
would normally say that cracker are ‘poor’ and biscuits are ‘rich’ (in fat and
In the same light doughs that contain more
fat (up to 115 units to 100 units flour) and sugar (up to 75 units to 100 units
flour) tend to be softer and depending on the amount of liquids they find their
way in wirecutting, depositing or extrusion; we tend to call these Cookies.
However in many countries these definitions are being used interchangeably.
Need to know more? Feel free to contact us!