Blackberry Fool | Blackberry Recipes

Blackberry Fool
A classic dessert made with pureed fruit and sweetened heavy cream.

Preparation Time. 15 minutes
Total Time. 15 minutes, plus chilling
Yield. Serves 8
Recipe Source. Martha Stewart 


Blackberries (8 ounce total), plus more for garnish
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Fresh lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
Heavy cream – 2 cups
Pure vanilla extract – 1/2 teaspoon

Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.


1. In a blender, add blackberries, sugar, and lemon juice. Blend until smooth.  Pour mixture through a fine-mesh sieve.

2. Press with a rubber spatula to push through. Discard seeds and transfer 1/2 cup blackberry puree to a small bowl. Cover and refrigerator; reserve for topping.

3. In a large bowl, combine vanilla essence and cream; whip until stiff peaks form. Gently fold remaining berry puree into cream.

4. Gently fold remaining berry puree into cream. Combine well. Spoon mixture into custard cups. Cover loosely and refrigerate 1 hour (or up to overnight).

Now, Blackberry Fool is ready!

Serve. Drizzle blackberry fools with reserved berry puree, and garnish with blackberries.

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