Curach is an incredible dessert, also suited for breakfast. Layered with toasted oats and whipped cream it’s a berried national treasure.

Curach (Irish Honey-and-Oatmeal Cream)
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Irish
Serves: 4
  • 2 ounces medium-grind oatmeal
  • 10 fluid ounces heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons runny honey
  • 3 Tablespoons whiskey
  • 12 ounces raspberries or blueberries
  1. Toast the oatmeal on a cookie sheet under the broiler, or in a hot oven, watch it carefully and stir it from time to time, until it turns a pale golden color. Leave it to cool completely.
  2. Whip the cream until it holds its shape, stir in the honey and whiskey, then the cold toasted oatmeal.
  3. Layer the berries and the cream mixture in the glasses, saving a few of the berries for decoration on top. Serve slightly cool.

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