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Gooseberry Fool Recipe

Easy fruit fool dessert
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Cooling time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 370 kcal


  • Electric whisk


  • 500 g gooseberries
  • 3-4 tablespoons sugar according to taste and the tartness of the fruit
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 300 ml double cream


  • Top and tail the gooseberries
  • Place in a pan with the water and sugar
  • Gently bring to boil and simmer until soft and bursting - about 10 minutes
  • Squish gently with a fork until you have a rough puree
  • Set aside to cool
  • When the fruit is cool, whip the cream
  • Gently fold the fruit mixture into the cream
  • Divide into serving bowls
  • Chill until required
Keyword Easy, quick dessert