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  • n. A traditional Scottish dessert made with whipped cream, whisky, oatmeal, honey, and raspberries


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  • Dessert for Laura and me was the cranachan, which is essentially whisky and whipped cream with berries and oatmeal.

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  • In her chocolate cranachan the toasted rolled oats are mixed with chopped toasted hazelnuts, light muscovado sugar and chocolate before being folded into the cream and raspberries.

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  • There was a huge choice for breakfast and I had a bowl of fresh fruit and Crunchy Autumn Yogurt which was a sort of luxury breakfast cranachan – delicious, but again probably a poor pre-race choice.

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  • The lure, according to Ginny, is "wholesome Scottish oats, and local recipes like cranachan - a swirl of raspberries, honey and cream sprinkled with toasted oats - or the punchier whisky and honey, that other great Scottish combination."

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  • Miitra, 27, failed to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace with her dish of cranachan panna cotta, with floating islands, raspberry coulis and shortbread.

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