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Burns Night Crannachan

This recipe is in categories Desserts, Party food
About this recipe
Healthiness : (23 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty


Preparation Time: 15 minutes + 1 hour to cool in the fridge
Cooking Time: No cooking required
Number of servings: 4
This is a vegetarian recipe

A simple Burns Night recipe. Robert Burns was a famous 18th century Scottish poet. Each year, on 25th January, Scots all over the world celebrate his birthday.

The celebrations can vary from a huge dinner with music, speeches and lots of food to a quiet night of poetry reading.

  • 25g (1oz) of pinhead or coarse oatmeal
  • 250g (10oz) of fresh raspberries
  • 300ml (½ pint) double cream
  • 1x 15ml spoon (tablespoon) honey
  • extra raspberries and honey for garnishing
  • Cup
  • Tablespoon
  • Frying Pan
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Glass Bowls
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Toast the oatmeal in a frying pan on a high heat until lightly brown
  2. Blend the raspberries in a liquidiser until smooth
  3. Whisk the cream to a soft consistency 
  4. Mix in the oatmeal and honey
  5. Fold in the raspberries
  6. Serve in glass bowls and decorate with honey and fresh raspberries
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