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

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Stage 1 - 4 min.
Put 150 g raspberries into a bowl, sprinkle 2 tablespoons caster sugar and 2 tablespoons whisky over then set aside.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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.
Leave the sugar to caramelize in the oven to make the oat nougatine.

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

Set aside.

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

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

Stage 7 - 7 min.
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.
And to drink?
A small glass of whisky with honey.
Should be served immediately.
After Nick Nairn.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,633 Kcal or 11,024 Kj22 gr193 gr136 gr
132 %8 %18 %21 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
303 Kcal or 1,269 Kj2 gr22 gr16 gr
15 %1 %2 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
658 Kcal or 2,755 Kj5 gr48 gr34 gr
33 %2 %5 %5 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 6.97 €
  • Per person : 1.74 €

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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: Pavlova, Bavaroise cream, Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears, Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Pear charlotte, ... All
RaspberriesRaspberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Raspberry muffins, Double raspberry tartlets, Raspberry sorbet, Framboisier, ... All
HoneyHoney: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Confit Victoria pineapple with honey and spices, Chocolate madeleines, Panettone, Amandier (gluten-free almond cake), Gingerbread, ... All
Rolled oatsRolled oats: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Oat financiers for Louise, Chocolate cereal bars, Soft apple cookies, Oatmeal and apple cookies, Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies, ... All
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  • Hi JH, That sure looks good. I've never heard of Cranachan before. Just look at what I've been missing, lol...Thank you so much for sharing...
    Posted by Louise october 14th 2013 at 03:39 n° 1
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