Author Archives: Ackroyd's Scottish Bakery

Allan “Al” Ackroyd: 1926-2016

Allan “Al” Ackroyd, age 90, was born on August 16, 1926 in Windsor, Ontario to Dorcas and William Ackroyd, immigrants of Scotland. Al spent his childhood in Windsor with his siblings Silas, Lloyd, and Ethel. He met the love of […]

Scones & Clotted Cream

My Own Personal Love Affair with Clotted Cream The first time I heard the term “clotted cream,” my initial thought was, “what is that, and why does it sound like a fancy name for cottage cheese?” I googled this term […]

Online Christmas Store

For those who wish to order Christmas goodies, our online Christmas store can be found at Check back often as we will be adding many items throughout the season. Happy Holidays!  


Haggis is a dish that harkens back centuries – possibly as far back as the 15th century. Back then, every part of the animal was used, a trend that has been coming back into fashion in the past 10 years. We […]

Currant Squares

  Recently we have received a lot of questions about our currant squares. Namely, people have questioned the use of raisins versus currants. As many of you know, currant squares are also known as fruit squares, raisin squares, and (most […]

“The Big Game” Special

  In anticipation of the “Big Game” coming up on February 1, we are offering a special of EPIC proportions. Build your own dozen with any combination of meat pies,  large sausage rolls, bridies, and/or cheese & onion pies PLUS […]

New Year’s Eve

We will be accepting orders and walk-in business both today (12/30) and tomorrow. We will be open until 2 PM on New Year’s Eve.  Please note that we will be closed on New Year’s Day and January 2, 2015. We […]

2014 Christmas Orders and Waitlists

Please note that we are no longer able to take Christmas orders for 2014. We are on a strict wait list only. We are joyfully overwhelmed by the high demand this year! If you have already placed an order, we […]