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Serves 6

Cranachan is one of the most delicious and simplest puddings, using oatmeal, soft fruit and whisky.

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  • 110g (4oz) Scottish Oatmeal
  • 550ml (1 pint) whipping cream
  • 225g (8oz) Scottish Raspberries
  • Heather honey to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoon whisky


    1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F, Gas 4)
    2. Toast the oatmeal in the oven for 10-15 minutes until lightly browned. Whip cream and honey until stiff and add whisky. Place fruit, cream and oatmeal in layers in individual glasses, starting with a layer of fruit and finishing with a layer of cream. Decorate with a couple of raspberries and a sprinkling of toasted oatmeal.
    3. Chill and serve.

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9th Nov, 2010
The traditional way to eat Cranachan was bowls of the various ingredients on the table, with each person mixing their own Cranachan in their bowl, according to their personal taste. However today it is more commonly enjoyed layered in tall glasses. This recipe serves 4-6 people.
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