Dolly mixtures.

The Definitive Ranking of British Sweets from Worst to Best

Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse)  'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse) 'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

Super Easy British (Sweet) Mince Pies Recipe

Super Easy British (Sweet) Mince Pies Recipe

Flying saucers, takes me right back to my childhood :) So glad Shakespeares Tavern in San Diego sells them.

Favourite traditional British sweets: in pictures

Flying saucers, takes me right back to my childhood :) So glad Shakespeares Tavern in San Diego sells them.

THE FOOD MAP: HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT TEA...BRITISH STANDARD - Photo #2 Sweets for Tea Time and Deviled eggs and Cucumber sandwiches

THE FOOD MAP: HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT TEA...BRITISH STANDARD - Photo #2 Sweets for Tea Time and Deviled eggs and Cucumber sandwiches

Mary Berry’s Christmas chocolate log This is an easy Yule log with a delicious filling and icing, perfect for the festive season. The apricot jam helps the icing stick to the cake... Serves: 10–12... Preparation:  15 minutes... Cooking: 20 minutes...

Mary Berry’s Christmas chocolate log This is an easy Yule log with a delicious filling and icing, perfect for the festive season. The apricot jam helps the icing stick to the cake... Serves: 10–12... Preparation: 15 minutes... Cooking: 20 minutes...

Classic British sweet oat bar treat. Soft, chewy and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Today I’m sharing one of my favourite childhood treats. Classic flapjacks are gooey, buttery and sweet …

Classic British sweet oat bar treat. Soft, chewy and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Today I’m sharing one of my favourite childhood treats. Classic flapjacks are gooey, buttery and sweet …

Brandy snaps, a popular dessert in the UK. Crispy golden lacy tubes filled with brandy whipped cream. A British holiday tradition & the brandy is optional.

Brandy snaps

Brandy snaps, a popular dessert in the UK. Crispy golden lacy tubes filled with brandy whipped cream. A British holiday tradition & the brandy is optional.

Mary Berry’s been making her Christmas cake recipe for as long as Paul Hollywood’s been alive. She knows what she’s talking about.

Mary Berry's classic Christmas cake

Mary Berry’s been making her Christmas cake recipe for as long as Paul Hollywood’s been alive. She knows what she’s talking about.

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