Frozen blackberry fool

Falling somewhere between an ice cream and a syllabub, this berry-rippled dessert is seasonal and spectacular

  • Prep:10 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 475
  • fat 40g
  • saturates 25g
  • carbs 26g
  • sugars 26g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0g


  • 300g blackberries
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 85g golden caster sugar
  • 300ml double cream
  • shortbread biscuits, to serve


  1. Mash most of the blackberries with the lemon juice and half the sugar. Whip the cream with the remaining sugar. Fold the whipped cream and blackberry mix together to make a mauve cream, then tip into a freezer container and freeze until set. Serve in scoops in glasses, with the shortbread and remaining blackberries on the side.

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