Serving glasses of cranachan with honey on the side


  • serves 6
  • Easy

A classic Scottish dessert, cranachan is a beautiful medley of double cream, toasted oats, raspberries, honey and a great big slosh of whisky. It's the perfect ending to a Burns Night feast


Try this recipe for cranachan, then check out our baked raspberry cheesecake, classic trifle, raspberry cake and more raspberry recipes.

Looking for Burns Night inspiration? Check out more of our Scottish recipes such as haggis, neeps and tatties and cullen skink.



  • jumbo oats 75g
  • double cream 500ml
  • icing sugar 2 tbsp
  • whisky 5 tbsp
  • raspberries 400g
  • runny honey 2 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Toast the oats in a dry frying pan over a medium heat, tossing regularly, until golden. Leave to cool.

  • Step 2

    Pour the double cream into a bowl with the icing sugar and whip with electric beaters until it holds soft peaks. Add the whisky and beat briefly to combine, then fold in three-quarters of the raspberries and the same of the toasted oats. Divide between six glasses or dishes, then top with remaining raspberries and oats before drizzling over the honey.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 557
  • Fat 46g
  • Saturates 28g
  • Carbs 22g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Fibre 3g
  • Protein 4g
  • Salt 0.05g