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Cranachan, A Lovely Scottish Dessert (recipe for US kitchens)

Guest - Wednesday August 03, 2016 9:17

Celebrating Raspberry season here in August it’s the perfect time to enjoy Christina’s Cranachan!

Christina Conte is a renowned food blogger and top-notch cook with a passion for the UK. In fact, she was even born on the other side of the Atlantic and visits her native Scotland often! Her blog, Christina’s Cucina, is home to hundreds of delicious recipes that will make your mouth water, plus fun stories from her travels in England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland and beyond. We’re delighted to be able to share Christina’s recipes regularly here on The AngloFiles Magazine.

By Christina Conte



a recipe developed for North American ingredients
makes 6 (5 oz servings)


  • 1/3 cup (2 oz)  and 1/4 cup (1 1/2 oz)  steel cut/pinhead oats
  • 1/3 cup (3 oz) Scotch whisky (Glenfiddich or Glenlivet, use a top quality brand)
  • 2 cups (12 oz) fresh raspberries
  • 3 tbsp Scotch whisky
  • 3 tbsp organic raw honey
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 cups of organic heavy whipping cream (it’s important to use good quality cream)


For step-by-step cooking instructions, please read more at Christina’s Cucina.