How Many Calories in a Burn's Supper and Ways to Burn Them Off!
24th January 2018
On average there are 1,303 calories in one helping of your Burn's night feast (but then who ever has just one helping?.
Discover the calorie breakdown of the main components of a Burn's supper and some inventive ways to burn your way through it!
100g of haggis is ~285 calories
This is predominantly made up from the high fat content.
Swimming at moderate intensity for 35 mins.
100g of veggie haggis is ~273 calories
Running for 30 mins
Mashed Tatties (potatoes) with Butter
Mashed tatties to haggis is like a sporran to a kilt - one is just not as good without the other.
200g of mashed potato is ~153 calories
Ceilidh Dancing for 25 mins
*Note, the number of calories will depend on the amount of butter, milk or cream you choose to use.
Mashed Neeps (turnip) with Butter
Like mashed potato, the number of calories in your mashed neeps will depend on the amount of butter you choose use.
200g of mashed turnip is ~200 calories
An hour of strength training (weight lifting and exercises)
*Note, like mashed tatties, the number of calories will depend on the amount of butter you choose to use.
Whisky Cream Sauce
Although not essential, a whisky sauce can transform your Burn's Dinner into a mouth-watering delight. Its main ingredients are cream, spices and of course, whisky.
A drizzle of whisky sauce is ~110 calories
15 mins of rowing at moderate intensity
This traditional Scottish dessert is a mixture of whisky, whipped cream, honey and raspberries, topped with toasted oats and it is as scrumptious as it sounds.
A generous glass of cranachan is ~420 calories
55 mins cycling on an exercise bike
Coffee, Tablet and a Wee Dram
Dinner isn't complete until you’ve had a coffee, a piece of tablet and a wee dram of whisky.
Cup of black coffee is ~2 calories
Piece of tablet is ~55 calories
A dram of whisky is ~78 calories
10 minutes of squash at high intensity
For lots more about Burns suppers see -
[url=https://www.myprotein.com/thezone/nutrition/burns-night-haggis-tatties-neeps/]Is Haggis Good for You? | A Guide to Burn's Night Supper[/url]