I KNOW you’re all dying to know but were always too afraid to ask, so I’m going to tell you!

Rice Crispies contain lots of sugar and are cooked at  high temperatures. The sugar forms crystals and also creates air-filled pockets.

So, when Rice Crispies absorb milk, forces push the air which  then breaks the cavity walls and make the snap, crackle and pop noise. As far as I know, this is the only  food that does this.

And just in case you were wondering… no they are not a particularly healthy breakfast. Far too high in sugar and refined carbohydrates. You’d be much better off with a wholegrain cereal which will give you longer lasting energy along with some fresh fruit.

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