Rhubarb fool

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Serves: 4

By missmartha



  • 130g caster sugar

  • 500ml double cream

  • 1 orange zested (to taste)

  • 3 tbsp water

  • 450g rhubarb chopped

  • 500ml custard


<ol> <li>Add the rhubarb, sugar, water and the orange zest to a saucepan and gently cook over a medium to low heat, stirring occasionally.</li> <li>Once the rhubarb has broken down and started to turn into a mush, take it off the heat and leave to cool.</li> <li>Once cool, puree the rhubarb with a stick blender.</li> <li>Whip the cream until it forms stiff peaks.</li> <li>Fold the custard and the cream into the rhubarb puree.</li> <li>Pour the final mixture into glasses, chill and serve.</li> </ol>

Handy Hint

<p>Make sure as much liquid as possible is drained from the pureed rhubarb, otherwise the fool will be too sloppy.</p>

Additional Information

  • Nut Free

  • Gluten Free

  • Make Ahead

  • pudding

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  • missmartha 04/05/12 08:25

    Quick, easy, cheap and delicious. Also looks elegant.