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Raspberry Fool (Raspberries and Cream)

Raspberry Fool (Raspberries and Cream)

Holly Ford
Raspberry fool is a classic English dessert and it's simple to make. Fresh raspberries are layered with yogurt cream and raspberry sauce, then topped with crumbled shortbread cookies. It's a crowd pleaser!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British, Western
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cup raspberry
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 8 shortbread cookies crumbled
  • more raspberries and blueberries to garnish (optional)

Yogurt cream

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tbsp plain yogurt or creme fraiche
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • To make the raspberry sauce, combine raspberries, sugar, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a pot and heat through until sugar dissolves stirring occasionally.
  • Crush the raspberries coarsely with a spoon; set aside to cool and chill in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  • To make the yogurt cream, combine heavy whipping cream, yogurt (or creme fraiche), sugar, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl. Beat them on high speed until soft peaks form. Be careful not to over-beat the cream.
  • To assemble, put raspberry sauce on the bottom of glass, then top with raspberries and cream. Repeat the layer and finish with fresh raspberries/blueberries) and crumbled cookies on top. Serve immediately.
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