Pieces of Scottish tablet in a jar

Scottish tablet

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus cooling
  • Easy
  • Makes 20-25 pieces

Make this Scottish tablet as a sweet treat for family and friends – it makes a lovely gift. Tablet is similar to fudge, but with a more crumbly texture.

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per piece (25)
NutrientUnit
kcal133
fat6g
saturates4g
carbs20g
sugars20g
fibre0g
protein0.3g
salt0.01g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Line a 22 x 18cm tray with baking parchment. Put the butter and 150ml water in a pan over a low heat, and melt the butter (don't let the water boil). Tip in the sugar and dissolve, stirring often.

  • STEP 2

    Bring the water to the boil, turn down to a simmer, then add the condensed milk. The mixture will be a light creamy colour.

  • STEP 3

    Cook for 20-30 mins, stirring often, until the mixture is thick and a deep caramel colour.

  • STEP 4

    To test, drop a little mixture onto a cold side plate, it should not run and should be thick and sticky after 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and beat for 10-15 mins until it has slightly thickened. Pour into the prepared tin and leave to cool for 30 mins before cutting into squares.

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