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Cranachan Recipe

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3 oz pinhead or coarse oatmeal

½ pint double cream

1 tablespoon Drambuie (optional)


1. Toast the oatmeal in a frying pan on a high heat until lightly brown

2. Whisk the cream into a soft consistency and mix in the oatmeal and Drambuie (alternatively, use a few drops vanilla essence or other flavouring of your choice) 

3. Serve in tall glasses

4. A popular variation is to mix in 6oz (one and a half cups) of fresh raspberries. Or use vanilla ice cream instead of cream

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