Is a jaffa cake a biscuit or a cake?

15 Answers

  • 4 days ago

    Cake, according to the rest of the world, cookie as far as I am concerned.

  • 2 weeks ago

    Yes, it is for sure.

  • Clive
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    This was decided many years ago when Her Majesty's Customs and Excise took McVitie's to a British VAT tribunal.  Cakes are not taxable, but chocolate-coated biscuits are, and HMCE wanted some tax.  After hearing all the arguments, the learned judge ruled that it's a cake.

    So it's official.  For tax purposes, Jaffa cakes are cakes.

  • denise
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    I would say a cake, but the argument goes on!

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  • 3 weeks ago

    cake. cake is soft biscuit snaps and is hard. easy

  • 3 weeks ago


  • tony
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Jaffa Cakes are biscuit-sized cakes

    It's a delicious structure consisting of sponge, chocolate and orange jelly. 

  • 3 weeks ago

    It’s a cake.. the clue is in the name

  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    I believe that it was decided somewhere that it's a cake.

    When a cake goes stale it becomes dry.

    When a biscuit becomes stale it becomes moist and soft.

    Jaffa cakes become dry.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Well, it's not called Jaffa Biscuit, is it?

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