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Cranachan Cream

Scottish Cranachan Cream is the perfect party dessert and is quick and easy to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: desserts
Servings: 6
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 2 tbsp water
  • 60 g/2 1/2 oz caster sugar
  • 60 g/2 1/2 oz pinhead or medium oatmeal
  • 100 ml/3 1/2 fl oz whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp whisky
  • 250 ml/8fl oz Greek yogurt
  • fresh raspberries for each glass
  • 2 tbsp heather honey any runny honey will do


  • Heat te water in a small pan with the sugar until it goes golden and stir in the oatmeal making sure it all gets a good coating of the syrup.
  • Spoon into a shallow dish and leave to cool and harden completely.
  • Whip the cream and gently fold in the whisky and the Greek yogurt and a few of the raspberries.
  • Break up the candied oats
  • Spoon into 6 small glasses and top with a couple of raspberries and a sprinkle with the candied oats
  • Drizzle with honey just before serving