Old Fashion Scotch Cakes


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup potato flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cream butter and sugar. Add sifted dry ingredients and blend well. Grease a baking sheet or two 8-inch square pans. Put mixture in pan and press evenly with a fork and cut into squares before placing in oven.

Bake at 325F for 20 to 25 minutes. Cut again after they are baked.

Newfoundland, shares a fascinating connection with Scotland that has left an indelible mark on its culture and heritage. This bond traces its roots back to the 16th century when Scottish settlers first arrived on the shores of Newfoundland. These intrepid pioneers brought with them their traditions, language, and a strong work ethic, which continue to shape the identity of the province today. The enduring link between Newfoundland and Scotland is most prominently seen in the music, with Celtic tunes and melodies resonating through the island’s vibrant folk music scene.

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