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
Cherry fool
  • Ready in: 75 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
  • Cals 295
  • Fat 17.4
  • Sat Fat 10.6
  • Sugar 31.6
  • Salt 0.16
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 782kJ/187kcal.
  • 500g cherries, pitted (see tip) and halved
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 150ml double cream
  • 150ml Greek yogurt
  • 2tbsp raspberry jam
  • Shortbread, mint leaves and a few extra whole cherries, to garnish
  • 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.