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Strawberry Fool with Shortbread Crumbs

By Will Godfrey

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Grand slam season is upon us! And to celebrate, we’ve taken the quintessentially English duo of Strawberries n’ Cream and reformatted them into the easiest dessert ever: Strawberry Fool with Shortbread Crumbs. Make this if you’re throwing a Tennis party and everyone’s a winner (even if we lose).

Strawberry Fool with Shortbread Crumbs:

Ingredients to serve 4:

250g strawberries

4 tbsp icing sugar

Juice of half a lemon

150g double cream

Shortbread (to serve)

Method:

1. Remove the stalks from the strawberries and add to a processor

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2. Add the lemon juice and icing sugar and pulse to a puree

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3. Strain the strawberry puree through a sieve

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4. Whip the cream to soft peaks

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5. Add the strawberry puree and mix well (reserve a little for decorating)

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6. Transfer into pretty ramekins and chill for at least 2 hours

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7. Crush some shortbread and serve the chilled strawberry fool with a dribble of puree and
the crumbs on top

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Voila, summer is served!

 

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