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
  • Energy 1236KJ 295KCAL
    15%
  • Fat med
    17.4g
    25%
  • Saturates high
    10.6g
    53%
  • Sugars high
    31.6g
    35%
  • Salt low
    0.16g
    3%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 782kJ/187kcal.
Ingredients
  • 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
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.