Beverages

Berry Fools

Makes 4 servings

Berry Fools

Makes 4 servings

Peak-season berries cannot be beat here – a little tanginess from Greek yogurt complements their sweetness.

Nutritional information per serving (approximately ½ cup):Calories 275 (77% from fat)
carb. 15g
pro. 3g
fat 25g
sat. fat 15g
chol. 81mg
sod. 27mg
calc. 195mg
fiber 4g

Ingredients

  • 12ounces mixed berries (about 2 heaping cups), rinsed;
  • if using strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 3tablespoons powdered sugar, divided
  • ½pint heavy cream, very cold
  • ⅓cup plain Greek yogurt (preferably whole milk)
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • crushed cookies (such as ladyfingers or amaretti)
  • for serving, optional

Preparation

  1. 1. Mix the berries and 2 tablespoons powdered sugar together in a small bowl.
  2. Let sit, stirring occasionally, until berries begin to release their juices, about
  3. 15 minutes. Place about ½ cup berries into the work bowl and run on Chop
  4. continuously to purée, about 15 to 20 seconds. To remove seeds, strain purée
  5. through a fine-mesh strainer back into the bowl with remaining berries. Stir mixture
  6. and set aside.
  7. 2. Rinse out the work bowl. Add the heavy cream, yogurt, remaining tablespoon
  8. powdered sugar, and vanilla extract and then run on Chop continuously until
  9. very thick, about 45 seconds. Scrape out the whipped cream mixture into
  10. a medium bowl. Gently fold in the berry mixture.
  11. 3. Divide the mixture among 4 dessert glasses or bowls, layering with crushed
  12. cookies, if desired. Chill for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours before serving.

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