Gooseberry and Elderflower Fool

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By AA Gill and Mark Hix

Published 1997

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For the Fool

  • 150 ml white wine
  • 60 ml elderflower cordial
  • juice of


To prepare the gooseberry compote, cook all the ingredients together slowly on a low heat, for 10 minutes until a jam-like consistency is achieved. Leave it to cool.

Mix together the white wine, elderflower cordial, lemon juice and sugar. Add the cream and whip the mixture slowly with an electric whisk. Then fold three-quarters of the compote into the cream mixture, pour it into glasses