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Gooseberry Fool

Course: Dessert, Gooseberry, Summer dessert
Cuisine: English
Keyword: Berries, English fruits, Fool, Gooseberries, Quick desserts, Summer fruits


  • 250 g gooseberries, topped and tailed
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 200 ml Greek yoghurt
  • 200 ml Double cream
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar


  • Put the gooseberries and the sugar into a medium pan and simmer until the berries have popped, Keep squishing them with your wooden spoon. Then remove from the heat and let cool
  • Add the vanilla paste to the Greek yoghurt, then add the double cream and icing sugar. Whisk until thick, but not too much. Leave to chill in the fridge for half an hour or so.
  • Mix half the gooseberries into the creamy mixture, scoop into bowls, top with a spoonful of the gooseberry coulis. Serve.