• Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands on time 15 min

Cranachan is a Scottish dessert traditionally made with fresh raspberries; the coulis in this recipe is a good winter alternative to the summer berry pudding.

Want to try something a little different? How about our apple and blackberry cranachan recipe.


  • 50g pinhead oatmeal
  • 350g double cream
  • 1 tbsp honey (plus extra for drizzling)
  • 150g raspberry coulis
  • 2 tbsp good malt whisky


  1. Toast the oatmeal in a dry frying pan until it’s darkened in colour. Remove from the pan to cool.
  2. Whisk the cream with the whisky and honey until it stands firm.
  3. Carefully assemble the dessert in either individual glasses or a large glass bowl by forming layers of cream, coulis and oatmeal to end with a layer of cream.
  4. Cover and allow to chill in the fridge for at least an hour.
  5. Drizzle with honey and oatmeal before serving.


delicious. tips

  1. For a lighter version, swap half of the double cream for quark.


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