Rhubarb Cranachan


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Rhubarb Cranachan

Photo, Erik Putz.

Chatelaine Triple Tested

Our take on a traditional Scottish dessert! Whipped cream, whiskey, poached rhubarb and a sweet-crisp oat topping make this cranachan irresistible.


  • 1/2 cup large-flake oats

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted

  • pinch of salt

  • 1 cup stewed Rhubarb, (recipe link below)

  • 1 tbsp whiskey

  • 1/2 cup 35% cream, optional


  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment.

  • STIR oats, sugar and butter in a small bowl. Spread onto prepared baking sheet and bake until golden, 10 to 15 min. Cool completely.

  • STIR rhubarb with whisky in a bowl.

  • DIVIDE rhubarb mixture among 4 glasses. Layer with whipped cream and sprinkle with oat mixture.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 304, Protein 3g, Carbohydrates 36g, Fat 17g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 17mg.
Good source of Vitamin A.

Stewed rhubarb recipe

More of our best rhubarb recipes.