What are the ingredients of a hobnob?


  • Rolled Oats (40%),
  • Wholemeal Wheat Flour (24%),
  • Vegetable Oil (Palm),
  • Sugar,
  • Partially Inverted Sugar Syrup,
  • Raising Agents (Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Bicarbonate),
  • Salt.

How are hobnobs made?

They are made from rolled oats and jumbo oats, similar to a flapjack-digestive biscuit hybrid, and are among the most popular British biscuits. McVitie’s launched Hobnobs in 1985 and a milk chocolate variant in 1987….Hobnob biscuit.

Type Chocolate
Created by McVitie’s
Main ingredients Rolled oats, jumbo oats
Cookbook: Hobnobs

What type of biscuit is a hobnob?

The oaty rough & tumble of the original Hobnob. The nation’s favourite oaty biscuit gets smothered in chocolatey love.

What is the difference between a British biscuit and a cookie?

Much like cake, cookies are made from a soft, thick dough and are denser than an English biscuit. When they are finished, cookies are larger, softer, and chunkier than their biscuit cousins. In contrast, the word “biscuit” comes from the Latin ‘bis’ (twice) and ‘coquere’ (cooked). It essentially means twice baked!

Are hobnob biscuits healthy?

Verdict: Mcvitie’s introduced these beloved chocolate oaty, nobbly biscuits two years after their original hobnobs. And they’ve been a staple in our biscuit tin ever since. But according to Jane these rank low in nutritional value. Each hobnob is 93 calories and carries 4.4g fat and 6.1g sugar.

How many biscuits are in a hobnob?

Table of Nutritional Information

Per 100g Per Biscuit (18.8g)
Fibre 5.2g 1.0g
Protein 7.0g 1.3g
Salt 0.75g 0.14g
Typical number of biscuits per pack: 14

Why are Hobnobs so good?

It’s easy to see its appeal from the manufacturer’s point of view – not only is it cheap, but it also helps to keep foods moist, which boosts a product’s shelf life. It also helps to provide texture to food such as cereal bars and biscuits, making them chewy, and thickens up ice cream and yoghurt drinks.

Are Hobnobs healthy?

Are Hobnobs unhealthy?

Can you buy Hobnobs in America?

“Never mind, I’ll have a Hobnob instead.” Oh no, you won’t. You can’t get this oaty crumbly perfection on any highstreet in America.

What is the most unhealthy biscuit?

While the worst biscuit overall is the beloved Kit Kat, which sadly hides a huge helping of sugar and calories. Each (delicious) wafer biscuit bar contains 104 calories and has 10.2g of sugar.

Why are hobnobs so good?

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