Traditional Scottish Tablet

Stag's Breath Scottish Tablet


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


  1. In a large, strong pan, combine sugar, milk, water and stir.
  2. Leave on a moderate heat until the sugar is melted.
  3. When the sugar has melted, increase the heat then add the butter and glucose.
  4. Boil until a sugar thermometer reaches 114oC (soft ball stage) and remove from the heat - allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Then, add the Stag’s Breath Liquor and beat hard with a wooden spoon until the mixture begins to turn creamy and thickens.
  6. Pour immediately into greased tin, cut into squares when cooled.
  7. Serve with a coffee after dinner to impress your guests.

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