Tiffin (confectionery)

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Tiffin
Alternative namesFridge cake
TypeConfectionery
Place of originScotland
Main ingredientsBiscuits (usually digestive biscuits), sugar, syrup, raisins, cocoa powder, cherries

Tiffin is a form of cake-like confection composed of crushed biscuits (most commonly digestive biscuits), sugar, syrup, raisins, cherries and cocoa powder, often covered with a layer of melted chocolate. Unlike regular cakes, Tiffin does not require baking. Instead, following preparation of the mixture, the confection is chilled until set. As a consequence the product may also be known as "fridge cake" or another similar term. It was invented in the early 1900s in Troon, Scotland.

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

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