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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool Recipe

Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool, a fruit fool is a delicious British dessert made of a mixture of lightly sweetened fruit. Fools are one of the quickest, easiest, and tastiest desserts.


Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool
 Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool
photo by Nick Harris1

The folding technique is key in order to make excellent mango fool. How to fold? Use a rubber spatula to gently slice through the mixture working in a circular motion while turning the bowl slowly. Folding gives the final product a light and airy texture while stirring will deflate your fool.

Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool Recipe


Ingredients:
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
1/4 teaspoon cloves
2 cups whipped topping

Directions:
In a small bowl mix well pumpkin, cardamom and cloves.  Carefully fold pumpkin mixture into the whipped topping. Chill at least 4 hours before serving. For a pretty presentation, serve fool in wine glasses and top with a sprig of fresh mint with a dollop of whip cream and dark chocolate.


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