Gooseberry fool

September 9, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Gooseberry fool

This 3-ingredient gooseberry fool is so quick and easy to make! It’s a wonderful dessert.

Gooseberry fool

Serves: 8
Total Time: 30 min


  • 450g fresh gooseberries
  • 160g castor sugar
  • 600ml fresh cream



Place the gooseberries in a pan with the sugar and add a few tablespoons of water. Bring to the boil and cook until the fruit has burst, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat, cool and then chill in the fridge.


Whip the cream until soft peaks form, then gently fold in the gooseberries.


Serve chilled with shortbread or other biscuits.

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