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Snacks and desserts in Britain

Vocabulary exercises to help learn words for some snacks and desserts in Britain.


Language level

Beginner: A1


I do like to eat for dessert the ice cream and pie.
the typical snacks in my country are ice cream and crisps.

I like eat pies, cupcakes, for birthday i prefer cake.
In Colombia, we usually prepare cakes with fruits, various recipes for cakes, cookies, we eat a lot of ice cream in the parks.

For dessert I like to eat most crisps and cake. The most typical snacks in my country are chips.

Usually I take biscuits and nuts when I am feeling hungry between meals however in area where I live people like chocolate and crackers and cupcakes as snacks.

difference between biscuits and cookies

Hello bud,

In British English, 'biscuits' are a sweet, baked food. In American English, these are called 'cookies'. In American English, a biscuit is a kind of bread, usually about the size of a cupcake and eaten with gravy.

By the way, could you please change your username so that it's written in Roman letters so that everyone can read it?

Thanks in advance.

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

I like to eat biscuit for dessert. I live in Srilanka.

I prefer nuts and sometimes ice cream. In my city there are a lot of desserts such as borrachitos, tortas de santa clara and camotes, however I do not eat it.

I like to eat ice cream,chocolate, and cake. In my country, Iran, there are some desserts such as "Palode shirazi", "Halva lari", "Gaz Isfahan","Sohan Qom".

Hi. I prefer eat deserts with less sugar, but sometimes i eat ice cream and cakes.