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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool Recipe

Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool Recipe

Dessert Fool Recipe
Fruit fool is a delicious African British dessert made of a mixture of lightly sweetened fruit.
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 recipe.

Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool Recipe


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Dessert fools are one of the quickest, easiest, and tastiest desserts.


The folding technique is key in order to make an excellent dessert 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 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, and spices.  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.


Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool
 Sweet Pumpkin Dessert Fool








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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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