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Burns Night recipes

34 Recipes

Take your tastebuds on a Highland fling with classic Burns Night dishes including haggis, neeps and tatties and cranachan, plus other Scottish-inspired dishes.

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hrs and 55 mins
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Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
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9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
6 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate Burns Night properly with this delicious veggie haggis filled with lentils, mushrooms and seasoning. Serve with golden neeps and tatties

2 hrs
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Vegan
7 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Adapt our take on this traditional Scottish stew to your liking. Try it with a leftover roast, sausage, minced beef or corned beef. Serve with oatcakes or crusty bread

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Simmer haddock, potatoes, milk, onion and parsley to make this comforting soup. Serve with crusty bread for a filling lunch or supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This seasonal pud makes a delicious yet light ending to a hearty meal

20 mins
Easy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a satisfying meal in a bowl with this sumptuous smoked fish soup

35 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

This Scottish take on a rösti goes well with game, duck breast or roast chicken

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Make this Scottish tablet as a sweet treat for family and friends – it makes a lovely gift. Tablet is similar to fudge, but with a more crumbly texture.

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
23 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This is the perfect welcome-home warmer after a cold country walk, simply add some crusty bread

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin gives the classic restorative Scottish soup a twist - the prunes add a sweet contrast to the rich chicken broth

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
37 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A famous traditional Scottish fruitcake with cherries, sultanas and almonds, and a sweet glaze

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A twist on the Scottish classic, with crunchy flapjack-style toasted oats

42 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

'Neeps' are better known as swedes, the traditional Scottish accompaniment to haggis

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A rich beef stew that gets better the longer it's kept. The pickled walnuts add a tangy touch. Make up to three days ahead

3 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Tailor this mash-topped stew to suit whatever game is in season - add more matured meat if you like a strong game flavour

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

'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
21 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A wonderful Scottish pudding based loosely on the traditional trifle, with the added twist of a layer of baked custard

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
77 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A light lunch or chunky winter starter, all cooked in one pan. Try it with sausages instead of black pudding if you prefer

40 mins
Easy
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