How To Make Scottish Cranachan At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Scottish Cranachan is traditional Scottish that is flavourful and very easy to make. Today, I will be sharing its detailed stepwise recipe.

Due to its amazingly sweet and delicious cake, Scottish Cranachan is referred to as “the uncontested king of the Scottish desserts” as it is a combination of raspberries, cream, oats, and whiskey. I am sure you all will also love it once you make and eat it.

To make Scottish Cranachan, you will need fresh raspberries, steel-cut oatmeal, malt whiskey, heavy cream, and honey. You will have to cook the oats and then whisk up the cream with whiskey and mix in raspberries and then present it by layering in glasses and at last garnish and serve.

I have just given you the short recipe of this Scottish dessert. Do check out the proper detailed recipe of the same going further in the article to make it perfect. You will also get to know about the ingredients, time required and nutritional information. But first, I will be starting up with the ingredients.

Ingredients For Scottish Cranachan

  • 250g Fresh Raspberries
  • 55g Steel-Cut Oatmeal
  • 3 tbsp Malt Whisky
  • 475ml Heavy Cream
  • 1 tbsp Honey

You can see there are just 5 ingredients. You can get all of them quickly from the nearby supermarket. Now let’s have a look at the time it will take to get prepared.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Cranachan?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
1 hour5 minutes1 hour 5 minutes

Now, as you all must have gone through the time this dessert takes to get prepared. Let’s look at the recipe for making the amazing dish and bringing joy to everyone who eats it.

Steps To Make Scottish Cranachan

Scottish Cranachan recipe
  1. Take a pan, put it on medium flame and then add in the oats and keep stirring it until they change a little bit of colour.
  2. Now take the oats out of the pan and then take the raspberries, add them into the food processor, make a thick puree out of it, take another bowl, add in the cream, and whisk it along with whisky.
  3. The next step is to add in the honey along with the oatmeal, layer it up in glasses, cover the glasses with a plastic cover, and cool it in the freezer for about 60 minutes.
  4. At last while serving, garnish it with honey, raspberries and serve it with joy.

This dessert might be difficult to pronounce but it’s very easy to make. This Scottish dessert with raspberries is perfect for every occasion.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Scottish Cranachan


How To Make Scottish Cranachan At Home | Video

This surely is a quick to make recipe. However, I have still added a short video for you all to watch and enjoy before creating your own dish. I hope it helps and guides you through.

Video by What’s For Tea?

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