Summer berry fruit fool recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
5-a-day: 1
Prep: 1 hr 30 min
Cooking: 30 min
(may need an extra 10 mins)
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  • This handy dessert uses frozen fruit, so you can make it any time of the year.

    Ingredients

    • 225g (8oz) frozen mixed summer berries
    • 75g caster sugar
    • Lemon juice
    • 300ml (1/2pt) double cream
    • Vanilla essence
    • Strawberries

    Method

    • Place 225g (8oz) frozen mixed summer berries in a bowl with 75g (3oz) caster sugar and a squeeze of lemon juice. Leave for 1-2 hrs until the fruit has defrosted.

    • Purée half the fruit and syrup by pushing through a fine sieve. Spoon the rest of the fruit and syrup intothe base of 4 serving glasses.

    • Whip the double cream with a few drops of vanilla essence until just softly peaking (take care not to overwhip the cream).

    • Gently fold in the fruit purée and spoon equally into 4 tall glasses. Chill for 30 mins before serving, decorated with fresh strawberries.

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