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

Keywords for this recipe:Chantilly creamWhippedApricot
For 6 people, you will need:

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PreparationStart to finish
17 min.17 min.
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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.
Keeping
Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,364 Kcal or 5,711 Kj6 gr220 gr60 gr
68 %2 %21 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
364 Kcal or 1,524 Kj2 gr59 gr16 gr
18 %1 %6 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
227 Kcal or 950 Kj1 gr37 gr10 gr
11 %<1 %3 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 2.08 €
  • Per person : 0.35 €

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Source
Home-made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rabbit civet "à la normande", Mushrooms on toast, French style, Chestnut cake, Salmon with sorrel, Artichoke hearts forestier , ... All
Fruit coulis (fruit purée)Fruit coulis (fruit purée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Fruit crémeux, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, European glass, Peach Melba, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio custard tart, Arizona cupcakes, Chocolate tart, Hot chocolate, Tatin apples with mascarpone cream, ... All
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