The traditional way to eat Cranachan was to spread bowls of the various ingredients on the table, with each person mixing their own Cranachan in their bowl, according to their personal taste, however today it is more commonly enjoyed layered in tall glasses. Our recipe serves 4-6 people.
Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F, Gas 4)
Toast the oatmeal in the oven for 10-15 minutes until lightly browned. Whip cream and sugar until stiff and add whisky if using. Place fruit, cream and oatmeal in layers in individual glasses, starting with a layer of fruit and finishing with a layer of cream. Decorate with a couple of raspberries and a sprinkling of toasted oatmeal. Chill and serve.