Fresh Strawberry Fool

When strawberries or blueberries are in season, serve this Americanized version of the old-fashioned English dessert. It substitutes fresh fruit for the traditional cooked and pureed fruit.


Fresh Strawberry Fool

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Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup 
    whipping cream
  • 1/3  cup 
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • 1  8  ounce carton 
    lemon yogurt
  • 3   cups 
    sliced fresh strawberries or 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/2  cup 
    coarsely crumbled shortbread cookies (5 cookies)
Directions
1.
Beat whipping cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer or rotary beater until soft peaks form. By hand, fold in yogurt and half of the berries.
2.
Spoon some of the whipped mixture into the bottom of 10-ounce individual glasses.
3.
Top each with some of the remaining berries, the rest of the whipped cream mixture, and then the rest of the berries. If you wish, cover and chill up to 2 hours. Before serving, sprinkle with the crumbled cookies.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 272, Fat, total (g) 15, chol. (mg) 47, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 32, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (RE) 113, vit. C (mg) 61, sodium (mg) 98, calcium (mg) 141, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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