Light Rhubarb and Strawberry Fool Recipe

(211 ratings)

Strawberry and Rhubarb fool - light desserts - summer recipes - woman&home July 2013
Total Time20 mins plus chilling
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories179 Kcal9%
Fat10 g14%
Saturated Fat10 g50%


  • 300g (10oz) rhubarb, thickly sliced
  • 300g (10oz) strawberries, halved
  • 150ml (¼pt) dessert wine
  • 400ml (14fl oz) light double cream
  • 75ml (3fl oz) maple syrup

you will need

  • 8 glasses


  1. Place the rhubarb in a small pan with the strawberries and dessert wine. Simmer for 5 minutes, then set aside to cool completely.

  2. In a bowl, whip the cream with the maple syrup to form soft peaks. Fold in the rhubarb and strawberry mixture, and divide between the glasses. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour before serving. Serve with biscuits on the side - Jules Destrooper Almond Thins are a great match.

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