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.
153,4045/5 for 6 ratings
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Last modified on: August 8th 2010

For 12 people, you will need:

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17 min.17 min.
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Keeping:

Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Apricot fool : Photo of step #1
Mix 400 ml liquid cream et 50 g Vanilla sugar, and whip as for whipped cream (Chantilly).

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Apricot fool : Photo of step #2
Add 300 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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,727 Kcal or 11,417 Kj12 gr440 gr120 gr
136 %5 %41 %18 %
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).

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Source

Home-made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Creamy plum and pear clafoutis, Frozen Nougat, Sautéed pork with mushrooms in a cream sauce., Mushrooms on toast, French style, ... All
Fruit coulis (fruit purée)Fruit coulis (fruit purée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm apple feuillantines, Coupe Augustin, Framboisier, Fillings for macaroons, Frozen Nougat, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Nantes Tourton, Chocolate tart, Pistachio custard tart, Like Bounty, Strawberries with mint and cream, ... All

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