Cherry fool

Cherry fool

This deliciously simple summer pud is also great spooned into jam jars to take on a picnic

By , 15 July 2016

(22 votes)

Cherry fool
  • 1 Hour 15 Mins

  • Serves: 6

  • Price: 40p per serving

Juicy and delicious, red cherries are a summer fruit to make the most of. Enjoy them in our pick of the best sweet and savoury dishes.

Nutritional Info
Each 158g serving contains
  • Energy

    1234KJ

    295KCAL

    15%
  • Fat

    17.4g

    med

    25%
  • Saturates

    10.6g

    high

    53%
  • Sugars

    31.6g

    high

    35%
  • Salt

    0.16g

    low

    3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 781kJ/187kcal.
Ingredients
  • 500g cherries, pitted (see tip) and halved
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 150ml double cream
  • 150ml Greek yogurt
  • 2tbsp raspberry jam
  • To Garnish
  • Shortbread
  • Mint leaves
  • A few extra whole cherries
Method
  • Put the cherries in a large pan with the caster sugar and 75ml water. Simmer gently, covered, for 10 mins. Drain and set aside to cool.

  • Whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks, then fold in the yogurt, jam and cooled cherries. Spoon the mixture into 6 glasses and chill for at least an hour.

  • Serve garnished with crumbled shortbread, mint leaves and whole cherries.