marie biscuit

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What is marie biscuit?


Marie is crisp, light, healthy and delicious! It is a type of biscuit made with wheat flour, sugar, vegetable oil and vanilla flavouring. It is usually round in shape, with the name of the brand engraved on the top surface. The edges of the top surface are also engraved with an intricate design. Marie biscuit is used abundantly in India as a snack, base for desserts.

Crushed marie biscuit
The biscuits can be crushed with hands or place the biscuits between 2 butter paper sheets or paper and run a rolling pin over it until you have reached the desired biscuit crumbs. They can be crushed coarsely or finely as per the recipe. Crushed biscuits are used in many desserts.

How to Select marie biscuit
• There are several brands to choose from, though Britannia is one of the most popular.
• It is packed tightly in plastic bags and available in small or large packs.
• Confirm the seal of the package, and the manufacturing and expiry dates before buying.

Culinary uses of Marie biscuit

Indian desserts use Marie biscuit as a base 

1. Baked Cheesecake :  Unlike many cheesecakes, which are merely assembled and served, this Baked Cheesecake features a crust of crushed Mariae biscuits, which is topped with a spicy and richly-textured cheesecake mixture and baked till the perfect texture is achieved. 

Kids chocolate recipe with marie biscuits 

1. Quick Chocolaty Biscuits : An exotic treat for young ones, the Quick Chocolaty Biscuits is made by dipping Marie biscuits in chocolate sauce and covering them with enticing sprinkles of chocolate vermicelli, almonds, and so on. 

2. Chocolate fudge fingers : Chocolaty, gooey and chilled, these fudge fingers are simply too cool to refuse! A mind-boggling combination of chocolate, condensed milk, marie biscuits and nuts, this chocolate fudge fingers dessert is not only too tasty but also amazingly easy to make.



• Marie biscuits are an extremely popular accompaniment to tea or coffee, as well as kids’ beverages.
• There are several desserts and sweets like biscuit pudding, biscuit cookie, biscuit crunchy balls, etc., that you can prepare easily with Marie biscuits as the base.
• Desserts made from Marie biscuits are not only very tasty but nutritious as well.
• Britannia Marie biscuits are best suited to make any kind of sweet preparation, as they do not become pasty after soaking.
• You can use Marie biscuits to make a biscuit sandwich with butter, margarine or jam.
• Spread condensed milk in between, cover it with golden syrup, and crumble it up in custard and jelly, for an irresistible dessert.
• Marie biscuits are frequently served to children. Babies may be served the biscuits softened in milk as their first solid food.
• Marie biscuits are also a common ingredient in home baking recipes.

How to Store
Once opened, keep it in an airtight container. Avoid contact with air or moisture, as it might lose its crispiness.

Health Benefits
• Marie is one variety of biscuits that is highly recommended by dieticians.
• It is a good snacking choice for calorie-conscious dieters. However, stick to eating just one or two at a time, up to a maximum of three to four in a day. Don't go overboard just because it is low in calories.
• Marie biscuits, a favourite among diabetics, contain both sugar and refined wheat flour so they must be had in moderation only.
• Having a biscuit or two at tea-time is a good way to delay hunger for the next one or two hours. In fact, it is a great idea to have a packet in your bag at all times so that you are not stranded without food, especially for people who are on the move and on diet.
• Several varieties of Marie are available these days, such as those made with oats or fortified with nutrients and added fibre, making them a better snack.