Gaelic College Millionaire’s Shortbread

Preparation info

  • Makes

    20 pieces

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Taste of Scotland’s Islands

A Taste of Scotland’s Islands

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2019

  • About

Catriona McGillvary has been the cook at Café Blatta in Islay’s Gaelic College in Bowmore for five years. As well as her coffee cake, scones, carrot cake and lemon coconut slice, it is her cloutie dumpling that all Islay residents rave about. She is known throughout the island for it, making it for island teas, ceilidhs and weddings. When I asked Catriona for the recipe, she said she could not give it to me as it was impossible to write down. She judged it as she mixed, a t