Gooseberry & elderflower fool
- Preparation and cooking time
- Plus chilling
- Serves 6
Feed a crowd by serving a big bowl of fruity, creamy syllabub with biscuits and get everyone to dig in
- STEP 1
Wash the gooseberries thoroughly, top and tail them, then place in a wide heavy-bottomed pan with the sugar, cordial and lemon juice. Simmer over a gentle heat until all the gooseberries have burst.
- STEP 2
Lightly crush with a fork, tip into a bowl to cool and chill for at least 2 hrs. This can be done up to 2 days ahead.
- STEP 3
Lightly whip the cream to a soft dropping consistency, then swirl in the cooked gooseberries to give a rippled effect. Spoon the fool into glasses and chill until you are ready to serve.