Scottish Cranachan for Burn’s Night

Festive recipe for Scottish cranachan

We’d love to share with you a festive recipe for Scottish Cranachan. A delightful and hearty dessert packed with oats, honey and berries.


    • 350g frozen or fresh raspberries
    • 50g oat flakes or the more traditional pinhead oatmeal
    • 300ml double cream
    • 2 tbsp natural yoghurt
    • 2 tbsp Scottish honey
    • 2 tbsp Scottish whisky


  1. Tip the raspberries into a bowl and leave them on the side, Heat the oven to 180C
  2. Spread out the oats on baking parchment, and toast them in the oven until they start to smell sweet and nutty.
  3. Meanwhile, whip the double cream to soft peaks, and then use a dessert spoon to stir in the natural yoghurt, runny honey, whisky and most of the oats – leaving two tablespoons of the oats behind.
  4. Use 4 large wine glasses or tumblers and start to build up layers of cream, then raspberries.
  5. Finish with a layer of cream. Garnish with a final couple of raspberries, and the remaining oats on top. Delicious!

Let us know if you give this festive recipe for Scottish Cranachan a go. If you need to stock up on Oatflakes then visit our online shop to place an order.


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