Scottish Shortbread – Pitcaithly Bannock

We love this traditional Scottish shortbread recipe for Pitcaithly Bannock. It’s so delicious and really easy to make. Pitcaithly Bannock is similiar to a plain Scottish shortbread but the difference being the Picaithly Bannock contains candied peel and ground almonds. It originates from Pitcaithly in Perthshire and is lovely served with tea or coffee.

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Pumpkin Spice Brownies

Hot chocolate and brownie season has arrived in the Milne hoosie! We love these Pumpkin Spice Brownies they are so delicious with a milky cream topped hot chocolate. They are packed with all the flavours of Autumn and are lovely served warm with a dollop of fresh cream.

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Carrot Cake Loaf

The weather has been a lot cooler this last week and we have been cooking up a variety of warming recipes. This carrot cake loaf is packed with all the flavours of the season ahead. Freshly grated carrots, moist sponge but not too oily and a good dose of cinnamon and mixed spice. The kitchen cooking smells were amazing and it counts as one of your five a day right?

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Stockan’s Scottish Oatcake Recipes

In this post you will find two delicious recipes using the NEW oatcakes from Stockan’s. I’ll be making a lovely haggis and vegetable pie with a cheesy crust and a Scottish oatcake grazing board. Both of these recipes went down well with the family and are delicious and easy to make.

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The Best Cheese Scone Recipe

I’m not sure why it took me so long to share this lovely family classic with you all. These fluffy Cheddar Cheese Scones are a favourite in our country kitchen and family breakfast table. Tear into them warm and spread a wee bit of butter over them to melt. Heaven!

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NEW!!! Scottish Tearoom Cookbook

Hey friends! Welcome to my NEW Scottish Tearoom cookbook! The Scottish Tearoom Cookbook is packed with delicious recipes from traditional Scottish bakes to modern day treats. The recipes are inspired by the many Scottish tearooms we have visited all over Scotland with the family.

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Blackcurrant Fruit Leather Recipe

My kids love fruit leather and this blackcurrant fruit leather recipe is right up there with one of our faves! The fruit leathers make awesome picnic snacks and travel really well. They last forever (if the kids don’t eat them that is) and still hold some nutrition too.

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Upside Down Rhubarb and Almond Cake

This delicious Upside Down Rhubarb and Almond Cake is lovely and moist and is a lovely family treat in the Spring and Summer months. Stewed rhubarb tops the almond cake and a slice works really well with custard or double cream. It’s the perfect recipe for late Spring or early Summer and a lovely seasonal addition to the picnic basket.

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Scottish Shortbread Summer Platter

I made this delicious Summer shortbread treat platter for the kids last week with the Herdy Scottish shortbread range from Dean’s shortbread factory. The Scottish shortbread platter is so much fun and the perfect thing to make for the kids at the weekend.

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Rhubarb & White Chocolate Cake Bars

We love rhubarb season and we love absolutely love these Rhubarb and White Chocolate cake bars with melted pieces of white chocolate, ground almonds and a drizzle of sweet icing on the top. They are such a lovely family treat and have a lovely flavour throughout. They are also delicious served up with warm custard on a cold day.

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