Cranachan

Cranachan

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LYNN1979 2

"This is a popular Scottish dessert and there are many variations and names such as Cream Crowdie. Toasted oats are folded into lightly sweetened whipped cream and topped off with berries and a splash of dark rum or whisky. Surprisingly tasty!"

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 300 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 23 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread oats out in a thin layer on a baking sheet. Toast in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until nut-brown. Set aside to cool. Remove them from the pan for faster cooling.
  2. In a medium bowl, whip the cream to firm peaks, but not grainy. Gently fold in the confectioners' sugar, vanilla and toasted oats. Spoon into 4 serving bowls, and top with fresh berries. For an extra touch, drizzle a bit of dark rum over each serving. Garnish with a mint leaf.
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DAPHNEBLAKE
6/14/2006

In scotland it would really be a good scottish whisky (Scotch) that would be used not rum as suggested. I always add honey, again preferrably heather honey to the cream to give a better flavour. We have fantastic raspberries in scotland and cranachan is a nice way of using them.

TIANALEILANI
6/23/2005

I love making this simple dessert for the summer. I leave the rum out for my son and add a little extra for my husband.

LadyJander
12/3/2010

We love this recipe.