Posted Sunday, October 16 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: (1) Comment Categories: Uncategorized

You may recall some time ago we mentioned that our shortbread had never been tested at altitude…well now it has. 

Thanks to Emma Dyce who took our shortbread to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on her magnificent “Climb Kill for …

Posted Sunday, October 16 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

It will be success on a plate for one lucky winner this week; we will be announcing the Dean’s Recipe Competition winner on Tuesday. Siobhan Ingram has baked the winning entry and we’ve already had it photographed for inclusion in

Posted Friday, October 14 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again; Christmas parties, Christmas, Carols, Panto, Christmas Pies, presents, family gatherings, reunions and…THE DEAN’S OPEN DAY


Yes, it time to welcome you all to the Annual Dean’s Open Day this Saturday 3rd December. 

This is …

Posted Monday, October 10 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

The origins of shortbread can be traced back to about the 12th Century when butter or lard was added to bread dough, thus the name shortbread. It was not until the 17th Century when sugar was introduced to the UK …

Posted Tuesday, September 27 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

You may have seen the strange looking object below the Dean’s logo on our Facebook page recently, this is our new QR (Quick Response) Code. Using a QR Scanner on your mobile telephone you can access a link to the …

Posted Monday, September 26 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

Not long to go now until your entries have to be submitted for our baking competition. If you’re planning to enter you should do it using one of the methods below by Friday 30th September. We are looking forward to

Posted Wednesday, September 14 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

Just a quick note to ask you to get your recipe submissions in to Dean’s if you have them ready.


Although the closing date is not until the 30th September, it would be helpful for Siobhan if she can start …
Posted Thursday, September 1 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: (1) Comment Categories: Uncategorized

Would you like your recipe to be professionally baked, professionally photographed and published in a book?

Have you got a great baked recipe which includes a Dean’s product?

We are celebrating National Baking Week, which runs from 17th-23rd October

Posted Thursday, August 25 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

Dean’s launched an appeal back in May this year to help find one of each of our four commemorative tins specially produced for the Millennium.  We were delighted to announce that we managed to locate the tins and recently we …

Posted Wednesday, August 17 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

The new “Scottish Favourites” promotion starts tomorrow (Thursday 18th August) and we’re delighted they have decided to include our new Mini Bites as a ‘favourite’ product.  If you’re in, or near. a Tesco store from tomorrow until the 8th September …

Posted Tuesday, August 16 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

Yes, you’ve read the heading correctly, Dean’s is now available on iTunes; we have created a special baking podcast showing you how to make some of the delicious dishes that are included in our extremely popular Recipe of the Month

Posted Sunday, August 7 2011 by Deans Shortbread Comments: No Comments Categories: Uncategorized

The “Dean’s Active8 Team” have successfully completed the Glen Coe Mountain Challenge 2011 raising significant funds for Marie Curie: £5661 and rising at the time of this post.  We are extremely proud of their fundraising efforts over …