Tiffin (confectionery)

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Alternative namesFridge cake
Type Confectionery
Place of originUnited Kingdom
Main ingredients Biscuits (usually digestive biscuits), sugar, syrup, raisins, cocoa powder

Tiffin is a form of cake-like confection composed of crushed biscuits (most commonly digestive biscuits), sugar, syrup, raisins and cocoa powder, [1] often covered with a layer of melted striped chocolate. Unlike regular cakes, Tiffin does not require baking. Instead, following preparation of the mixture, the confection is chilled until set. [2] As a consequence the product may also be known as "fridge cake" or another similar term.



The confectioner Cadbury produces a chocolate bar called Tiffin, consisting of biscuit pieces and raisins in chocolate, as part of its Dairy Milk range. [3]

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  1. Tibbetts, K. "Chocolate Tiffin Recipe". BBC Goodfood. Ingredients. Retrieved 3 September 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. Tibbetts, K. "Chocolate Tiffin Recipe". BBC Goodfood. Step 3. Retrieved 3 September 2022. Put the tin into the fridge and leave for about 2 hrs to set, or overnight. Run a kitchen knife under the hot tap then cut into squares.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. Cadbury Product Tiffin Archived 2022-10-27 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 3 September 2022