We don’t know about you, but any occasion that makes a good excuse to bake booze infused sweet treats is worth celebrating for us. So we’re always pleased when Burns Night comes around and we can dig out the recipes for whisky puddings and desserts that will make your mouth water.

Burns Night is traditionally a Scottish celebration, but according to the folk over at Pinterest, there has been a 70% rise in interest throughout the rest of the UK this year too!

So forget haggis, neeps and tatties, or cock-a-leek soup, and whip up one of these whisky puddings and desserts to celebrate the life and poetry of Mr Robert Burns….

Butterscotch devil’s delight


This creamy and delicious dessert by Kate Doran is an irresistible way to use whisky in a pudding without it being too bitter. Find the recipe here.

Hazelnut browned butter madeleines with whiskey caramel


There’s nothing more to say here apart from – have you read the title? Did you hear what these little bites of heaven are called? That’s all you need to know to decide whether to bake them or not….Get the recipe from simmerandboyle.com here!

Hazelnut whisky chocolate layer cake


Not only does this delicious chocolate cake come with an amazingly nutty whisky icing, but it’s also totally vegan friendly. Get the recipe from honeyandfigskitchen.com here!

Spiced apple parkin rolls with spiced whisky glaze 


These spiced sweet treats by Twigg Studios are great for sharing and feeding big family groups or lots of guests. You can take the glaze out of the recipe for a child-friendly pud (but for us, it’s the best bit…) Get the recipe here!

Gingerbread Layer Cake With Salted Whiskey Caramel


This has got the be one of our favourite whisky puddings. Ever. Don’t wait for Burns Night to bake this delectable dessert. Get the recipe here.

Chocolate whisky cake


Source: passthesushi.com

This recipe isn’t as sweet as some of the other whisky puddings – so be prepared for a pud that packs a punch. Get the recipe here!

Chocolate whisky soufflé


 Be still our beating hearts, it’s a chocolate whisky soufflé….[drools] Saving the best until last…Get the amazing recipe from Jen Smith here!

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