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Edinburgh Fog

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Edinburgh Fog is an old Scottish traditional dessert and in 19th century it was called “Auld Reekie”, which means “Old Smokie”. It is a rich dessert, served, usually, during special occasions. Its main ingredients are double cream and ratafia biscuits or macaroons (or other similar biscuits). The cream is wiped with sugar till soft and then crumbs of ratafia biscuits or macaroons, almond essence, Drambuie liqueur (or other alcohol) are added to the dessert. Traditionally, Edinburgh Fog is seasoned with flaked almonds, but it can be seasoned with some fresh fruits too. This dessert is served cold.



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Scottish Cooking, Edinburgh Fog, www.fife.50megs.com

Edinburgh Fog, www.food.com

Edinburgh Fog, www.greatbritishkitchen.co.uk

Edinburgh Fog, www.celtnet.org.uk