Chocolate Cranachan

Tasty Tidbits
  • 2 Cups  coarsely grated bittersweet chocolate or semisweet chocolate (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 Cup  hazelnuts, toasted,husked,coarsely chopped (4 1/2 ounces)
  • 1/3 Cup  packed golden brown sugar
  • 1 Cup  old fashipned oats (do not use instant)
  • 1 3/4 Cup  chilled heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 Cup  creme fraiche or sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons  sugar
  • 1/3 Cup  whiskey
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.

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Recipe Details

Preparation Time: 
2 hours
Cooking Time: 
24 hours
Total Time: 
26 hours
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