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Never Fails Scottish Tablet Recipe

By , Monday 2nd May 2016 in Cooking

This Scottish tablet recipe never fails to produce mouth watering results for sweet those with a sweet tooth.

Scottish Tablet
By ,
May 2, 2016
Scottish Tablet Recipe
Scottish Tablet Recipe

A traditional Scottish sweet treat, crumbly with a hint of vanilla.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: Approx 30 chunks

- 900g caster sugar
- 125g unsalted butter
- 1 tin condensed sweetened milk (400ml)
- 150ml milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a large deep pot place all ingredients except vanilla over medium heat until all melts, stirring frequently. Simmer for 40 minutes stirring now and again.
  2. Bring to boil, add vanilla, remove from the heat stirring all the time; be careful the mixture will be very hot.
  3. Mixture must reach 120oC in the last 5 minutes or it won't set properly. Use a jam thermometer to measure temperature.
  4. Electric whisk for a further 5 minutes; mixture will thicken.
  5. Spread mixture in a flat tray leave to cool for at least 1 hour. Cut into squares and enjoy.

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