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Apricot fool

Apricot fool

The traditional fruit fool is a rather old-fashioned dessert, consisting of whipped cream (Chantilly) with a fruit coulis gently folded into it.

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Last modified on: August 8th 2010

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
17 min.17 min.
Preservation: Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Apricot fool : Photo of step #1 Mix 200 ml liquid cream et 25 g Vanilla sugar, and whip as for whipped cream (Chantilly).
Stage 2
2 min.
Apricot fool : Photo of step #2 Add 150 ml Fruit coulis (fruit purée), apricot in this case.
Stage 3
5 min.
Apricot fool : Photo of step #3 Fold in gently with a maryse, to mix well while keeping the air bubbles in the cream, so that the texture will be light.
Stage 4
5 min.
Apricot fool : Photo of step #4 Serve the fool in glasses, adding a little fruit coulis on top to decorate.

Remarks

Of course, you can make this dessert with any seasonal fresh fruit that you have available. It's particularly good in a blackcurrant or raspberry version.

This dessert can be kept for an hour or two once made, but should be covered with a plastic film and refrigerated.

For a rather more sophisticated version, you can add small pieces of shortbread or finger biscuits after the apricot coulis.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 2.08 €
Per person : 0.35 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home-made
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Fruit coulis (fruit purée)Fruit coulis (fruit purée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fillings for macaroons, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Peach Melba, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Frozen Nougat, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Old style brioche, Eton mess, Génoise (Genoa sponge), Jam doughnuts, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), ... All

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