Bonny Scotland for Breakfast, Bread and Baps ~ Scottish Morning Rolls
These classic Scottish bread rolls are also easy to make - with only one kneading required. They are soft with a distinctive floured finish and are quite wide without much height, and they must only be baked for a maximum of about 20 minutes in order to maintain their soft texture.
Robert Burns (1759–1796) is remembered as one of Scotland’s greatest poets. His most famous work ‘Auld Lang Syne’ is now traditionally sung at midnight around the world when the New Year begins. Burns was just 37 years old when he died, but his poems have lasted for generations. Every year, his life’s work is remembered and celebrated on Burns Nights (25th January). Find out more about this talented man below, or visit our special page on Burns Night for Kids. Fun Facts Robert was nicknamed…
Black Bun is a specialty Scottish cake that is typically eaten on Hogmanay (New Years Eve). The cake resembles a brick in form, a dense fruit-cake wrapped in pastry which typically gets its richness due to being made and set aside to mature for several weeks.
Named after the small Scottish village of Ecclefechan, this special style tart is spiced with cinnamon, lemon peel and dried fruits, and served with whipped cream and toasted walnuts. It's a versatile tart, ideal to accompany afternoon tea or as a pudding on special holiday occasions.