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About this recipe: This is a popular Scottish dessert and there are many variations and names such as Cream Crowdie. Oats are toasted, then folded into lightly sweetened whipped cream and topped off with berries and a splash of whisky. Finish your Burns supper with this delicious tradition.


Serves: 4 

  • 125g porridge oats
  • 250ml double or whipping cream
  • 50g icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 punnet of fresh berries
  • 1 tablespoon whisky
  • 4 fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Spread oats out in a thin layer on a baking tray. Toast in the oven for about 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Set aside to cool. Remove them from the tray for faster cooling.
  2. In a medium bowl, whip the cream to firm peaks. Gently fold in the icing sugar, vanilla and toasted oats. Spoon into 4 serving bowls, and top with fresh berries. For an extra touch, drizzle some whisky over each serving. Garnish with a mint leaf.

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Instead of adding all ingredients together - add the sugar (or use syrup) to the cream -layer them into glass's - looks good - tastes yummy - 28 Dec 2011

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