National Biscuit Day: Which of these will last longest in a hot cup of tea and be crowned king of the biscuits?

National Biscuit Day on Sunday 29 May is a chance to celebrate the humble biscuit – but some are more humble than others.

By Iain Lynn
Wednesday, 25th May 2022, 3:48 pm
Updated Sunday, 29th May 2022, 8:09 am

It was comedian Peter Kay who once joked about the frailties of the rich tea, and that the Hobnob was ‘a better class of biscuit’ when it came to dunking, but was he right?

Well, we’re not afraid of a challenge, so we sent our intrepid reporter armed with rich tea, Hobnob, pink wafer, custard cream and chocolate digestive biscuits into the kitchen to find out.

How will they each cope faced with a prolonged dunking in hot cups of tea?

Which of these five most popular brands of biscuit was crowned dunking champion in our challenge?

You can see the results for yourselves in the video above.