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Gooseberry Fool

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Ingredients
  Gooseberries 1 Pound
  Water 2 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Gill)
  Sugar 2 Ounce
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Custard powder 1⁄2 Pint
  Milk 4 Fluid Ounce
  Evaporated milk 4 Fluid Ounce (1 Gill)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Remove the top and tails of the gooseberries and wash.
2. In a saucepan gently stew the gooseberries with water and sugar until soft
3. In a separate saucepan, add custard powder, milk and sugar and heat, bring to a boil stirring continuously to avoid lump formation and remove from heat.

MAKING
4. Pass the stewed gooseberries through a sieve to form a puree, add lemon juice.
5. In a bowl add prepared custard to the gooseberry puree and whisk in evaporated milk into the fruit mixture

SERVING
6. Pour the fruit mixture into serving glasses and refrigerate.
7. Serve chilled with shortbread biscuits separately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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