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Maclean’s Highland Bakery, 40 years of spreading happiness

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Last updated: 11.04am, Friday 20th July 2018 by Jennifer MacDonald-Nethercott

This year we’re celebrating 40 years of baking. It was in 1978 the Maclean’s set up the bakery in Forres, in the shop on the High Street. Since then we've had four generations of the Maclean family creating our indulgent shortbread and sweet biscuits baked to our traditional recipe along with our Maclean’s Oatcakes, that are made with a family recipe that is over 100 years old.

Our shortbread is all hand baked and our skilled bakers take time to select and combine the finest ingredients to create our traditional recipes.

Over the years we’ve grown our range of shortbread from luxury butter shortbread to chocolate chunk shortbread and chocolate and ginger shortbread too. Our wee mini shortbread range includes luxury butterscotch shortbread and traditional honey shortbread.

For the perfect accompaniment to cheese, your packed lunch or as an appetiser our range of oatcakes is made with the Maclean family recipe that has been used for over 100 years. Campbell Maclean, said, “the secret is in the type of oatmeal that we use and the extra time we take baking them that gives them such a distinctive texture and flavour.”

This is a range which will have an oatcake for everyone:
• Original
• Cheese
• Seaweed and black pepper
• Haggis
• Sweet Chilli
• Wheat free is now available across all our carton range
• Canape

With more celebrations throughout our 40th year we’d love to share with you our video.

Share in our 40th year by visiting one of our shops in Forres, Lossiemouth and Grantown on Spey.

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