Photo Of Strachur House (courtesy of Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia)
Photo of Mum next to a stone boat sculpture in the garden of Strachur House.
2lbs sugar (0.91Kg)
1 tin condensed milk
1/4 pint milk (150mls)
1 TBSP Butter
Put Butter, sugar & milk in a large (important that it's large - as volume grows immensely) saucepan. Bring to boil, boil 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Add condensed milk. Stir continuously for 15 minutes whilst boiling. Test for soft ball stage in a cup of cold water, after 15 minutes. Allow ferocious boil to cease in saucepan, once heat has been stopped, continue to stir gently. When air drops, pour in to greased pie dishes.
Grease 2 pie dishes with butter. add 2/3 of mix to one dish. To remaining 1/3 stir in dessicated coconut to taste.
Mark when warm. Cut when cold.