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:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
17 min.17 min.
Keeping: Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Apricot fool : Photo of step #1
Mix 7.0 oz liquid cream et 0.9 oz Vanilla sugar, and whip as for whipped cream (Chantilly).

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Add 5.3 oz Fruit coulis (fruit purée), apricot in this case.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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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.
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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 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: Apricot blancmange, Pistachio ice cream, Spring veal sauté , Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Sauce Normande (for fish), ... All
Fruit coulis (fruit purée)Fruit coulis (fruit purée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: European glass, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Fruit crémeux, Peach Melba, Warm apple feuillantines, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pecan fruit rolls , Breton sablé biscuit dough, Pear compote , Black Forest gateau, Lemon tart, ... All

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