Definition of cranachan in English:
A Scottish dessert made with whipped cream, whisky, oatmeal, honey, and raspberries: celebrate Burns' night with a traditional Scottish meal, including haggis, neeps and tatties, and cranachan
More example sentences
- For dessert, cranachan (made from porridge oats, double cream, whisky and honey) or Typsy Laird (sherry trifle) are customary.
- Eat some cranachan and then go for an hour's walk, like our grandparents would have done.
- The cranachan arrives in a rather swish cardboard pot of the type that luxury ice-cream is more normally found in.
1940s: from Scottish Gaelic crannachan.
Definition of cranachan in:
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