Scottish Tablet

LornaBy Lorna  

May 27, 2015


125g butter

1kg granulated sugar

1/2tsp salt

250ml milk

350ml condensed milk

1/2tsp vanilla extract (optional)


1Either grease or line a shallow tin approx 25cm x 35cm

2Melt the butter in a large heavy pan - NOT non stick over a low heat

3Add the sugar, salt, milk and condensed milk and stir until the sugar has dissolved

4Bring to the boil and then simmer for 40 minutes or until the mixture has darkened and thickened

5Remove from the heat and add vanilla (or any other flavourings) and then CAREFULLY stir vigourously for 10 minutes (or beat with an electric whisk for 5 minutes)

6Pour into the tin and leave to set. DO NOT put it in the fridge!

7Cut into small squares