Chocolate digestive is crowned Britain's best dunker!

Published Tuesday, Sep 10 2013, 20:30 BST  |  By  |  1 comment
Everyone loves a hot cup of tea - but choosing the favourite biscuit to go with it can be a tricky task.

But look no further, as the nation has chosen its favourite - the chocolate digestive!

Nearly a quarter of Brits have given this biccie the title of top dunker - while the plain digestive closely followed with a tasty 20%.

Chocolate digestives are Britain's best dunkers!

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Admirers of the winner hailed the mix of thick chocolate and crunchy biscuit, calling it irresistible. surveyed 480 people to discover the top 10 dunkable biscuits. Sadly, the once-popular rich tea came in in last place.

One respondent said: "I don't understand how anyone could enjoy a rich tea. They're tasteless and as soon as you dunk them they fall to pieces."

The chocolate chip cookie came in third with 15%, while later in the list, the malted milk, shortbread and fig roll all appeared.

A spokesman for said: "It's fair to say us Brits love our biccies, and why not! A cup of tea really wouldn't be the same without a biscuit to dunk in it."

In the Reveal office, we prefer not to limit ourselves to a single favourite - after all, who says you can't have more than one?

Top 10 dunkers:

1. Chocolate Digestive 23%

2. Plain Digestive 20%

3. Chocolate Chip Cookie 15%

4. Bourbon 12%

5. Custard Cream 11%

6. Malted Milk 7%

7. Ginger Nut 5%

8. Shortbread 4%

9. Fig Roll 2%

10. Rich Tea 1%

By Nicole Pointer
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