Helen’s Home Cooking Video & Recipe for Scottish Tablet

I have put this recipe up before, but as I was asked if we could film it so here it is.

Scottish Tablet

Scottish Tablet

  • 1kg bag of white sugar
  • 250mls milk
  • 125g butter
  • 1 tin of condensed milk (397g)
  • 1/2tsp of vanilla extract (optional)
  1. In a large thick bottomed pan put the sugar, butter and milk, slowly bring to the boil stirring constantly.
  2. Boil for 10mins stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the condensed milk and bring back to the boil.
  4. Boil fairly hard for 20mins stirring constantly.
  5. Add the vanilla extract and stir through for another couple of minutes.
  6. Pour mixture into a lined tray/ashet and place in the fridge until cool.
  7. Mark out the squares in the tablet and return to the fridge until cold.


10 replies »

  1. I used to make this regularly but sometimes I would throw in walnuts/ raisins / cherries/ all kinds to make it just a little different ….

    • That all sounds good. I love nuts in toffee so I can just imagine how tasty it would be. H

    • I always called that ‘graining’ the tablet and it was very hard work but produces a lovely smooth tablet (Fiona Grahame)

  2. I enjoyed watching your video on utube Helen the first attempt I was given 10 out of 10 by a friend, however today it did set but it tasted like a bag of sugar very grainy I cant eat it and couldn’t give to any one else. What did I do wrong this time,?

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