Gooseberry fool
Gooseberry fool

Gooseberry Fool

Time
Prep: 30 mins
COOK: 0 MINS
Difficulty
Super Easy
serves
Serves: 8

Whip up a taste of summer with our Gooseberry Fool recipe. It's the perfect contrast of flavours with tangy gooseberries and rich cream. Served chilled, it makes a tempting dessert for warm summer days with your loved ones. It only takes 30 minutes to make too so you're only a short time away from pudding perfection.

Gooseberry Fool
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Can gooseberries

290g

Whipping cream

200ml

Vanilla essence 

5ml

Cornflour

2tbsp

Eggs

2

Yolks

2

You will also need…

6 x small serving dishes

Step 1 of 3

To make the custard, place the evaporated milk and corn flour in a saucepan and slowly bring to the boil, stirring constantly. Meanwhile mix the eggs, egg yolks, vanilla and condensed milk together in a glass bowl. Put over a pan of boiling water and heat whilst stirring until thickened. Set aside to cool.

Step 2 of 3

Whip the cream until it thickens and forms stiff peaks. Fold the whipped cream gently through the cool custard.

Step 3 of 3

Drain the gooseberries. Layer the custard mixture with the gooseberries in small serving bowls and chill in the fridge for 2 hours or overnight.

Swap our the tinned gooseberries for tinned rhubarb for a taste of your childhood - or better still make your own fruit compote and stir through the creamy mixture to taste. Yum! 

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