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Scottish tablet

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About this recipe: This is a great sweet we have here in Scotland. It is a complete sugar rush. It may be too sweet for some people but I love it. Try it anyway and see what you think. Kids will love it!

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Ingredients
Serves: 30 

  • Knob of butter
  • 450g (1lb) caster sugar
  • 120ml (4 fl oz) milk
  • 1 small tin (397g) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method
Prep:1hr5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Grease a square baking tin (with tall sides) with butter.
  2. Heat sugar and milk slowly in a heavy based saucepan till all the sugar dissolves.
  3. Add the condensed milk and bring to the boil.
  4. Boil for about 15-20 minutes until it becomes pitted like a moon base.
  5. Then boil for another 5 minutes until it comes off the sides of the pan easily.
  6. Pour into the greased tin.
  7. Leave to cool for ten minutes, mark into squares of desired size and cut when completly cool.

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Reviews (28)

piratebob
22

I am a bit confussed 2 what iv done wrong....but i made this last night and it still hasn't set this morning...should i cover it and put it in fridge? Leave it uncovered in fridge? or cover it up and leave out of fridge? It looks the correct colour, but i cant cut it yet as its 2 sticky. Help! - 04 Dec 2011

vrw123
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16

This tastes really good but I added 100g of butter to make it set. I also stirred it now-and-then towards the end so that the mixture didn't catch and then, when I took it off the heat, I stirred it vigourously to get air into the mixture and help the setting. - 15 Apr 2012

hanzymac
10

Something else. After removing from heat, beat it with a wooden spoon for about a minute until really smooth, before pouring out. - 24 Dec 2010

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