Gooseberry fool (Mrs Beeton's)

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Not sure what to do your glut of gooseberries? Make this simple and delicious sweet.

Gooseberry fool (Mrs Beeton's)
Gooseberry fool. (Not Mrs Beeton's!)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:158
Ready in:45 minutes plus cooling time
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:12th April 2013

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  1. Bake or stew the gooseberries
  2. Heat the butter in a pan, add the sugar and gooseberries, stew on a low heat until the gooseberries are soft and mushy (30 minutes)
  3. Pass the pulp through a fine sieve, discarding the pips and skin
  4. Stir in the cream
  5. Allow to cool

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