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Serving glasses of cranachan with honey on the side

Cranachan

Published: February 8, 2021 at 1:34 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

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

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal557
fat46g
saturates28g
carbs22g
sugars14g
fibre3g
protein4g
salt0.05g
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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.

Ingredients

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

Method

  • 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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