Stag's Breath Tablet


  • 500 g granulated sugar
  • 60g glucose syrup
  • 60 g butter
  • 200 mls evaporated milk
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons Stag’s Breath


  1. Using a large, strong pan, put in sugar, milk and water and stir. Leave on a moderate heat until the sugar is all melted.
  2. Increase heat, add butter and glucose. Boil until 114oC (soft ball). Remove from heat and stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Add Stag’s Breath and beat hard with a wooden spoon until creamy and thickening. Pour immediately into greased tin. Cut into squares when cooled.