Blackberry fool

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Blackberry fool
Really tasty Autumnal dessert which uses delicious blackberries which are abundant at this time of year.

500g blackberries

155g caster sugar

1 lemon, juice and peel

500ml cream

1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped

2 tsp vanilla extract

Place the vanilla pod into a pan with the lemon peel, lemon juice, blackberries and 130g caster sugar.

Cover with a lid and simmer over a low heat for about 8 minutes until the blackberries begin to break down.

Remove from the heat and leave to cool.

Whisk the cream with 2 tsp vanilla extract and the remaining 25g caster sugar until softly whipped.

Pour the blackberry compote into a large bowl.

Fold in the cream in stages with a spatula.

Serve chilled in glasses.


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fruit, Sugar

Recipe Type
Dessert, Easy, Entertaining, Vegetarian, Classics

Special Info
Gluten free, Nut free, Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty

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