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How does the amount fat in the dough influence the quality of a biscuit?


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July 14, 2008 2:45PM

A higher fat biscuit tends to have a "shorter" or more crumbly texture. Such as a shortbread biscuit or Vienesse whirl. Lower fat biscuits tend to have a higher sugar content and therefore have a firmed texture which is harder to the bite, such as a gingersnap.