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Prag explains that quinoa flour bakes similarly to oat flour, creating a denser, more crumbly texture.

Tasters found it “crumbly,” “dusty,” “sandy” and “almost like shortbread.”

Then, you dump the flour in and use a fork or your fingers, mixing until you get crumbly dough that comes together when you press it with your fingers.

We threw in a spoiler crumbly cookie into all of the shipping methods, to see how much of a risk it is.

From Eater

Add more cream or stock, 1 tablespoon at a time, if it is dry or crumbly.

Add the butter and mix it on low speed until the mixture is crumbly.

However, the crumbly texture helps make it a sinfully delicious topping for yogurt.

Granted, without eggs to help bind it together, it's a bit more crumbly than your average cake.

Add the meat and cook, breaking it up with a fork, until it has lost its pink color and is evenly crumbly.

Its tip was not metal, but chipped stone—crumbly, like the arrow-heads.

I found it porous and crumbly, and no heavier than so much chalk.

This extract rapidly gets hard, crumbly, and mouldy by keeping.

They bought a piece of it, a crumbly piece, with five shillings before they went away.

"Down this side, I think," he said, and they swung the lantern over the Grande Grève slope below the bit of crumbly pathway.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crumbly, such as: powdery, soft, breakable, corroded, crisp, and crunchy.

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