Gooseberry Fool

For 4 people


  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 450 g gooseberries
  • 300ml double cream or crème fraiche


  1. Place the gooseberries in a pan with the caster sugar and add 3-4 tablespoons of water and bring to a slow bubble until the gooseberries become pulpy.
  2. Leave to cool
  3. Whip the double cream and add the gooseberry mixture into the cream and gently stir through.
  4. Spoon the gooseberry mixture into serving glasses.
  5. Chill in the fridge for a couple of hours