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.
56,106 14.2/5 for 38 ratings
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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

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).

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

Source

After Nick Nairn.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rum babas, Warm apple feuillantines, Diplomat cream, Coupe Augustin, Saint Honoré cake, ... All
RaspberriesRaspberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Raspberry sorbet, Raspberry tart, Framboisier, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Raspberry muffins, ... All
HoneyHoney: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nougat, Yeast-based flaky dough (for croissants), Panettone, Nonettes, Chocolate madeleines, ... All
Rolled oatsRolled oats: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chocolate cereal bars, Canadian apple crumble, Oatmeal cake, Granola, Oat financiers for Louise, ... All

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