Berry Fool

Cuisinart original

A traditional British dessert, fool is great any time of year, but is a real treat when summer berries are at their peak.


Makes about 4 cups


2   cups mixed berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries)
1   tablespoon granulated sugar
2   cups heavy cream, chilled
2   tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
½  teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (½ cup):
Calories 185 (85% from fat) • carb. 6g • pro. 0g • fat 16g • sat. fat 11g
• chol. 64mg • sod. 0mg • calc. 4mg • fiber 1g


1. Put the berries and granulated sugar into the mixing cup.
2. Using the blending shaft, blend on High until almost fully puréed;
3. Put the remaining ingredients into a medium to large mixing bowl.
Using the whisk attachment, blend on Low until cream is just starting
to thicken and then gradually increase speed to High to finish (cream
should be a medium-stiff consistency).
4. With a large spatula, gently fold in the berry mixture – streaky is OK.
5. Serve immediately for the best texture (fool will only stay in good
form for about 1 hour maximum).