Summer Fruit Fool

Summer Fruit Fool

Serves: 2-4 This stunning dessert can be made with the best of the seasons fruit whichever is freshest, best and value for money.


  • Ingredients
  • 350 g/12oz blackcurrants or raspberries
  • Zest and/or juice of 1 lemon
  • 125 ml/4floz whipping cream
  • 50 g/2oz caster sugar
  • Fresh blackcurrants
  • Sprigs of mint


  • Puree the blackcurrants by passing them through a sieve or placing them in a blender and add the lemon juice and/or zest.
  • To make the fool, beat the cream into soft peaks, being careful not to overbeat. Fold two-thirds of the puree into the cream, add the sugar and mix lightly. Taste and add more sugar if necessary.
  • Place a few blackcurrants in the base of the glasses, then spoon in alternate layers of the puree and the fool. Fill until the glasses are topped up. Decorate with a few blackcurrants or strawberries and a sprig of mint.
  • Preparation time approximately 30 minutes.
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