Discover how to make Scottish Tablet. This sugary, buttery delight is perfect for holidays, gifts, or a sweet treat for yourself. Keep reading to learn how to get it just right.
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- Corn syrup
- Condensed Milk
- Vanilla extract
See recipe card for quantities.
Preparing the Mold
Grease a baking pan and line it with parchment paper. Set it aside for later.
Making the Mixture
Melt the butter in a pan. Add sugar, milk, condensed milk, salt, and corn syrup.
Boiling the Mixture
Keep stirring until it reaches 240F.
Cooling and Beating
After reaching 240F, transfer to a stand mixer. Let it cool for 15 minutes. Start mixing.
Add vanilla and beat the mixture. Stop when it turns grainy.
Setting the Tablet
Pour the mixture into your prepared pan. Cut it into squares after 30 minutes.
Hint: Keep stirring the mixture. This stops it from sticking to the pan and burning.
To make it dairy-free, use coconut milk and vegan butter.
- Add a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg for spice.
- Mix in nuts for crunch.
A candy thermometer is crucial.
Store in an airtight container. Freezing is not recommended.
Keep an eye on the thermometer. Accurate temperature ensures the best texture.
No, corn syrup helps in texture.
A hand mixer works but takes more effort.
Yes, but extract is better.
Up to two weeks.
Yes, but use a bigger pan.
Yes, it is.
Temperature might be off.
Yes, but add after boiling.
Use a sharp knife.
It won’t set as well.
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15g Corn syrup
400g Condensed Milk
5ml Vanilla extract
Step 1 - Preparing the Mold
- Grease a 13x9 inch pan with butter.
- Line with parchment paper.
- Put it aside.
Step 2 - Making the Tablets
- Melt butter in a pan.
- Add sugar, milk, condensed milk, salt, and corn syrup.
- Stir and bring to a boil.
- Heat to 240°F.
- Take off heat right away.
- Move to a stand mixer. Let it cool 15 minutes.
- Add vanilla. Beat until it's not shiny and turns grainy.
- Pour in your 13x9 inch pan.
- Wait 30 minutes. Cut into squares.
- Cover. Let it set for 6 hours.
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Boiling
- Cuisine: Scottish
- Diet: Vegetarian
- Use fresh ingredients.
- Monitor the temperature