Chocolate Cranachan

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READY IN: 26hrs
Recipe by MarieRynr

Cranachan is Scotland's traditional harvest-time pudding, a blend of Crowdie(an artisanal cottage cheese), cream, toasted oats, berries, whisky and honey. Here, it's updated with creme fraiche, toasted hazelnuts and grated chocolate, and served parfait style in individual goblets. To allow the flavors to meld, assemble the parfaits ahead of time and chill them overnight before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Mix chocolate, hazelnuts, and brown sugar in medium bowl.
  3. Spread oats out on rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Bake until golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes.
  5. Stir hot oats into chocolate mixture (Hot oats will partially melt chocolate); set aside until chocolate firms, at least 2 hours.
  6. Using electric mixer, beat whipping cream, creme fraiche, and sugar in large bowl until cream mixture holds peaks.
  7. Fold in whiskey.
  8. In each of six 10 to 12 ounce goblets, layer 1/4 cup cream mixture and 1/4 cup oat mixture; repeat layering.
  9. Top each parfait with 1/4 cup cream mixture and sprinkle with oat mixture.
  10. Cover and chill overnight.

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