Strawberry Fool | How to make Strawberry Fool

By Nandita Shyam  |  23rd Aug 2016  |  
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About Strawberry Fool Recipe

The Strawberry Fool is a perfect dessert that is a breeze to make and yet makes you feel incredibly pampered. The strawberry fool is fluffy, fruity and bursting with berries. It's a lovely light dessert that can be had after a meal. Or when you craving for a dessert that is not overtly sweet.

Strawberry Fool, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Strawberry Fool by Nandita Shyam will definitely help you in its preparation. The Strawberry Fool can be prepared within 20 minutes. The time taken for cooking Strawberry Fool is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Strawberry Fool step by step. The detailed explanation makes Strawberry Fool so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Strawberry Fool can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Strawberry Fool from BetterButter.

Strawberry Fool

Ingredients to make Strawberry Fool

  • For the Custard:
  • Milk- 250ml+2tbsp
  • Custard powder- 2tbsp
  • sugar- 3tbsp
  • For the strawberry compote:
  • Strawberries- 200gms, hulled and sliced
  • sugar- 2tbsp
  • Other Ingredients:
  • Whipping cream- 250ml
  • Icing sugar- 2tbsp
  • Strawberries- 3-4, for garnish

How to make Strawberry Fool

  1. For the custard:
  2. In a bowl, mix the 2tbsp of milk with the custard powder to form a smooth paste and set aside.
  3. In a pan, Bring 250ml of milk to a boil. Add the custard mixture and sugar and allow the mixture to simmer on low heat. Keep stirring the mixture till the mixture has thickened.
  4. Remove the mixture from heat and allow to cool.
  5. For the strawberry compote:
  6. Place the strawberries and sugar in a sauce pan and cook over medium heat till the strawberries release their juices and the mixtures turns pulpy. Continue to cook until the juice turns into syrup and the strawberries break down. Remove fro
  7. To assemble the Fool:
  8. Whip the whipping cream and icing sugar till soft peaks form. Gently Fold in 3tbsp of the compote and mix leaving it partially swirled.
  9. Spoon 2tsps of strawberry compote in four wide mouthed tumbler or dessert glass. Top the compote with 2-3tbsps of custard. Drizzle a tspn of compote over the custard and top it with 2-3tbsp of the whipping cream.
  10. Allow the fool to chill for an hour or two. Garnish with sliced strawberries and serve immediately
  11. If the whipping cream that you are using is sweetened then you can omit the sugar.

Reviews for Strawberry Fool (3)

Asha Sharma3 years ago

Wow funky name :)

Nandita Shyam3 years ago

Thank you Alka!!

Alka Munjal3 years ago