Cranachan


Cranachan
Cranachan is a traditional Scottish dessert made with whipped cream, raspberries, rolled oats and whisky.

In this recipe, the oats are made into a nougatine before being incorporated into the cream.
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Last modified on: October 13th 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
27 min.15 min.42 min.
Keeping: Should be served immediately.
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Stage 1 - 4 min.
Cranachan : Photo of step #1
Put 150 g raspberries into a bowl, sprinkle 2 tablespoons caster sugar and 2 tablespoons whisky over then set aside.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).

Spread 100 g rolled oats out on a baking sheet, sprinkle with 4 tablespoons caster sugar and put in the oven.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Leave the sugar to caramelize in the oven to make the oat nougatine.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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When this is golden brown, remove from the oven and break up into coarse crumbs.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Begin assembling the dessert: put a layer of Chantilly (whipped cream) in the bottom of each glass.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Add a layer of raspberries and scatter some nougatine on top.

Stage 7 - 7 min.
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Repeat this operation, finishing with a layer of whipped cream. Decorate with a raspberry and a pinch of nougatine.

Prepare some hot whisky with honey by melting 100 ml honey in 200 ml whisky (preferably Scottish) over low heat.

Serve immediately.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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And to drink?: A small glass of whisky with honey.

Source

After Nick Nairn.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: St Tropez tart, Saint Honoré cake, Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction, Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, ... All
RaspberriesRaspberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Raspberry tart, Raspberry sorbet, Raspberry muffins, Framboisier, ... All
HoneyHoney: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants), Nougat, Chocolate madeleines, Panettone, Nonettes, ... All
Rolled oatsRolled oats: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cookies, Chocolate cereal bars, Moist cereal bars, Oat financiers for Louise, Oatmeal cake, ... All

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