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Strawberry Fool

Valentines Day is approaching and like every year, this year also I'm sharing a simple, quick and delicious dessert. Last year I posted a healthy mousse with avocado and chocolate which was quite a hit in the blog. Today's I'm sharing with you a lovely English dessert - Strawberry Fool. Traditionally, a fool is made with stewed fruit folded with a sweet custard, but  this is an easier version with whipped cream.

I first saw this dessert in a cooking show, and have been waiting to try this and what better time than this with Valentines Day coming up. This strawberry fool is exactly my kind of dessert - it's very easy and needs very less time. This is a make-ahead dessert, so perfect your friends and family for parties and get-together. The main ingredients of this dessert are cream and strawberries, with a slight hint of rose essence. If you want to make something special for your loved ones, try this out and let me know how you like it.


{ English dessert with cream, strawberry and rose essence }
Serves 3-4


300 ml cream, chilled
300 g, strawberries, roughly chopped
¼ cup sugar
½ tsp rose essence

To garnish:
Sliced strawberries
Strawberry wafers (optional)


1. In a bowl, add strawberries, sugar, rose essence and mix well. Set aside for 15 minutes. Mash the strawberries with a fork.

2. In a large bowl add the cream and beat until light and fluffy. Add the strawberry mixture to the whipped cream and fold.

3. Divide the cream-strawberry mixtures among glasses and garnish with sliced strawberries and wafer.

Notes and Tips
  • You can use vanilla essence instead of rose essence.
  • If you are not serving immediately, cover and refrigerate until serving. Add the wafer at the time of serving.


  1. It looks absolutely gorgeous...perfect way to celebrate Vday

  2. Yummy yummy dear.pass some here

  3. super simple and tempting dessert..

  4. Love this quick dessert. Perfect for the Valentines Day theme..

  5. Always wondered why it is called fool... :) The dessert looks delicious...

  6. Name sounds new.. Easy and quick strawberry drink..


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