Strawberry Fool (Ghana)

“This recipe has been posted for ZWT II & my source is africa.upenn.edu/Cookbook/Dessert. The intro says: "The term "fool" (also Egyptian for lentils) comes from the English & means essentially a fruit puree folded into a soft custard or whipped cream. You may begin w/any good custard recipe, vanilla pudding or whipped cream." Later he said there were 3 African Fools: Strawberry Fool (Ghana), Peach Fool (Liberia) & Peanut Fool (Nigeria).”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
8 1/2 cup servings
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sprinkle 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar over 1 cup quartered strawberries.
  2. Beat 1 cup heavy cream w/the wine till the mixture is stiff. Fold whipped cream/wine mixture into strawberries.
  3. Pile high in footed sherbet glasses. Garnish ea w/1 whole strawberry.

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