Clootie dumpling

Burns Night recipes

32 Recipes

Take your tastebuds on a Highland fling.

Clootie dumpling

5

(1 rating)

This traditional steamed Scottish pudding is made with dried fruit and spices. Enjoy on Burns night with a wee dram and custard or ice cream to serve
  • 3 hours and 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vegan haggis

3.5

(4 ratings)

Celebrate Burns Night properly with this delicious veggie haggis filled with lentils, mushrooms and seasoning. Serve with golden neeps and tatties
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Neeps & tatties soup

4

(4 ratings)

Enjoy a taste of Scotland in our warming soup made with swede, potato and haggis topping. It's Burns Night in a bowl...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Orange cranachan

5

(1 rating)

This seasonal pud makes a delicious yet light ending to a hearty meal
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Baked haggis

4.4

(15 ratings)

Baking this traditional Scottish meat pudding gives a light, savoury, mealy flavour that's pure heaven
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Iced raspberry cranachan

2.5

(2 ratings)

Reader, Debbie Cleland, shares her version of this traditional Scottish dessert, served as an ice cream slice with raspberries, oats and an optional dash of whisky
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cranachan

4.875

(8 ratings)

Sweet summer raspberries folded into cream flavoured with honey, whisky and toasted oatmeal - what could be more delicious?
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cock-a-leekie soup

3.666665

(3 ratings)

James Martin gives the classic restorative Scottish soup a twist - the prunes add a sweet contrast to the rich chicken broth
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Dundee cake

4.826085

(23 ratings)

A famous traditional Scottish fruitcake with cherries, sultanas and almonds, and a sweet glaze
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Selkirk Bannock

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Serve this Scottish classic with plenty of butter. If you have any leftover, toast it for breakfast or use for a bread & butter pudding...
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Caramel & whisky sauce

4.25

(4 ratings)

This thick and boozy toffee sauce can be put into jars and given as a gift, or serve a dollop with warming desserts
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Neeps & tatties

4.363635

(11 ratings)

'Neeps' are better known as swedes, the traditional Scottish accompaniment to haggis
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gamekeeper’s pie

4.88889

(9 ratings)

Tailor this mash-topped stew to suit whatever game is in season - add more matured meat if you like a strong game flavour
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Orange cranachan

5

(1 rating)

This seasonal pud makes a delicious yet light ending to a hearty meal
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Skirlie mash

4.333335

(3 ratings)

'Skirlie' is a Scottish word for toasted oatmeal, which gives a crunchy texture to mashed potato - try this as a side dish at your Hogmanay celebration
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Shortbread recipe

4.63793

(58 ratings)

Bake these classic shortbread biscuits to wow a crowd. You only need four ingredients, but you can mix it up with lemon or orange zest, or try adding chopped pistachios
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

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