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flummery dessert in a glass with cream on top.


A traditional British dessert made with oats, cream and flavoured with orange.
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 300 kcal


  • measuring jug
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Sharp knife
  • 4 serving glasses or bowls
  • sieve
  • Juicer


  • 3 tablespoon oats
  • 500 ml water
  • 150 ml orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 150 ml double cream heavy

For the decoration

  • 75 ml double cream
  • 2 tablespoon whiskey
  • 2 tablespoon honey


  • Measure the oats into a measuring jug and top up with water to the 500ml or 18 fl oz mark. Leave for 48 hours for the mixture to steep.
  • Place a sieve over a saucepan and strain the oat water into it.
  • Juice the oranges and the juice to the saucepan with the sugar. Bring the mixture to the boil over a medium heat and simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes until the mixture is thick.
  • Let the custard cool for 5 minutes and then stir in the cream.
  • Divide between 4 glasses and chill for an hour until set.
  • Pour over the honey and whiskey.
  • Whip the cream until it just holds its shape then place in a piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle.
  • Pipe the cream onto the middle of the flummery.


Calories: 300kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 23mgPotassium: 152mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 902IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 1mg
Keyword blancmange, flummery, milk jelly
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