How To: Learn why cereals go snap, crackle and pop

Learn why cereals go snap, crackle and pop

Food scientists have discovered why Rice Krispies make their characteristic sound when soaked in milk. The cereal contains sugar and is cooked at high temperature, which makes the sugar form crystals and creates air-filled cavities. When a Krispie absorbs milk, the capillary forces push the air to shatter the cavities' walls -- and make a noise.

Learn why cereals go snap, crackle and pop

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