Edinburgh Rock is quite distinct from traditional rock candy. It has a soft crumbly texture. It was first made in the 19th century by a man named Alexander Ferguson, who became known as "Sweetie Andy". He was born in 1789. He learned the confectionery trade in Glasgow and then moved to Edinburgh, Scotland to set up his business.
Edinburgh rock is a traditional Scottish confection, and consists of sugar, water, cream of tartar, colourings and flavourings. Edinburgh rock was first made in the 19th Century by a man named Alexander Ferguson, who became known as 'Sweetie Sandy'
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£1.50 will get you four IKEA spice jars just like this. Jazz them up with some tartan ribbon, drop in some Edinburgh Rock or home made tablet and you're good to go. Alternatively, you can buy the ready-filled jars above from this Etsy shop.