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Very Lazy Vegan Cranachan Recipe

A standard Burns Night menu might typically consist of haggis served with neeps and tatties (potatoes and swede) followed by something like cranachan for dessert. A very special Scottish spread, basically, which is absolutely not at all even a little bit vegan-friendly. But Veganuary and Burns Night coincide, I’m 50% Scottish, and I love me a food theme. This all had to come together somehow. A standard, uninterfered with cranachan consists of whipped cream, crushed raspberries, toasted oats, whisky and honey. The two ingredients from that list that are no go for vegans are of course whipped cream and honey. I thought this the perfect opportunity to explore the land of vegan whipped cream alternatives. There is an in-a-can soya whipped cream, but it’s had poor reviews (the can is a bit rubbish and you can’t get any or all of the cream out, apparently) and costs too much to take a chance on as far as I’m concerned. I asked a couple of the vegan Facebook groups that I’m a part of what their …