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 his life and devoted supporter, Betty at Windsor Arena, a roller rink, in 1941. The […]
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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 and filed it away in my brain under the category “British Things I Don’t Really […]
For those who wish to order Christmas goodies, our online Christmas store can be found at https://squareup.com/market/ackroyds-christmas-store. 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 have been making haggis for 6 decades. Two-thirds of what is referred to as “Sheep’s […]
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 affectionately) fly cemeteries. Currants, especially black/fresh ones, are incredibly tart and not easy to acquire. Dried […]
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 a dozen shortbread for $35. This special is available in store and online (shipping charges […]
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 will reopen for business on Saturday January 3 with regular hours. Here’s to a safe […]
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 cannot wait to see you. If you haven’t, we hope we will see you soon […]
Allan Ackroyd demonstrates how to make shortbread on Fox 2 Detroit’s “Made in Michigan” segment. http://www.tastydays.com/videos/made-in-mich-ackroyds-scotch-bakery
Fox 2 Detroit features Ackroyd’s Scottish Bakery’s savory pies as part of their “Host Your Own Michigan Holiday Party” segment. http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/mornings/made_in_mich/host-your-own-made-in-michigan-holiday-party-20111129
Megan gives a brief overview of the bakery on “Made In Michigan” with Marie Osborne on Detroit’s WWJ Newsradio 950AM. http://detroit.cbslocal.com/?podcast_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.podtrac.com%2Fpts%2Fredirect.mp3%2Fnyc.podcast.play.it%2Fmedia%2Fd0%2Fd0%2Fd0%2FdZ%2FdL%2FdY%2FdW%2FZLYW_3.MP3%3Fauthtok%3D5561687375575928344_lqGDcOJm8WQWT3PvACae1S0auN8&podcast_name=Made+in+Michigan&podcast_artist=Marie+Osborne&station_id=89&tag=pages&dcid=CBS.DET
Allan and Megan Ackroyd talk in-depth about the past, present and future of the bakery on WJR 760AM’s “Discover Good Food”. http://www.edenfoods.com/mediacenter/discovergoodfood.php?podcasts_id=155
Megan Ackroyd demonstrates how to make Irish Soda Bread on WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit.
Megan Ackroyd promotes the benefits of partnering with the Michigan State Product Center for business development efforts.
Ackroyd’s Bakery was featured in this clip to highlight our participation with the Michigan State …