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flummery by larderlove
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Flummery is an ancient Scottish dessert that dates back to the 15th century
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Scottish
Servings: 6
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 2 tbsp medium oatmeal
  • 6 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 75 ml/3 fl oz double cream
  • 1 tbsp Scotch whisky
  • 2 tbsp runny honey
  • 75 ml/3 floz whipping cream
  • zest of 1 orange


  • Soak the oatmeal in 450ml/15 floz cold water for 48 hours then drain and discard the oatmeal retaining the liquid
  • Pour the liquid into a pan and add the orange juice and sugar
  • Bring to a boil stirring continuously till thick about 15 mins
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool
  • Stir in the double cream and pour into 6 small serving glasses
  • Chill in fridge for 30 mins
  • Mix whisky with honey and add a teaspoon to each glass
  • Whip the cream and top each glass and sprinkle with orange zest