Second Wonder of our region - Scottish sweets

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Published on March 20, 2014

Author: stallans

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Traditional Scottish sweets

The second wonder of our region Tasty traditional food Scottish Sweets

As you have already learned, tatties always appear at Scottish traditional meal times. Here is a recipe for a traditional sweet made from tatties. Its easy! Why not try it at home. Primary 4 made some in class. Delicious!!

Ingredients Cold and thoroughly mashed boiled potatoes - 1½ heaped tablespoons of mashed potato per bar Icing sugar (have a packet ready – quantity depends on how stiff your mashed potato is) 2 tsp vanilla essence 8 oz Melted chocolate for coating 1 Cup Toasted desiccated coconut (makes 12) Method Cook potatoes in boiling water for 20 minutes before mashing. Mix potatoes with icing sugar; add enough sugar to make the mixture firm. Chill, then roll the mixture into balls or shape into bars. Toast desiccated coconut in a hot pan or on a tray in the oven, at 350°F (180°C/Gas Mark 4) until golden brown. Melt chocolate slowly in a warm pan; stirring constantly to prevent sticking. Coat the balls with melted chocolate (You could use a pastry brush!) and cover with the toasted desiccated coconut on all sides. Allow the bars to cool before eating (and enjoying!!!) Scottish Macaroon Bars

Primary 4 get to work! We rolled the potato and icing sugar mixture into balls! It’s Onesie Day at Blackfriars. We all wore pyjamas or onesies to school today !

Messy work!

Fantastic!

Toasting the coconut!

Melted chocolate! Mmmm!

How much longer? I’m hungry!

We love cooking!

At last ! Delicious!

A crumbly sweet traditional Scottish treat. Delicious!! Made from sugar and condensed milk.

Ingredients Makes: 35 squares 2 lbs caster sugar 4oz/125g butter 1 tin condensed milk 1/4 pint milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation method 1. In a large deep pot place all ingredients, stir over a medium heat until all melts, stirring frequently.

2. Bring to boil, simmer for 40 minutes stirring now and again. 3. Remove from the heat stirring all the time; be careful. 4. Spread mixture in a flat tray leave to cool for at least 1 hour. Cut into squares and enjoy.

Yum! The tablet is the best!

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