These can be made and eaten straightaway or popped in the refrigerator and enjoyed within a couple of days. My mom used to make a similar dessert to this and hide a surprise in the bottom—chocolate buttons, pieces of fruit or little pieces of candy. I now realize she successfully used this as a way of encouraging me to eat up. Clever Mom!
Rather than eating straightaway as a dessert, the fool mixture can be transformed into two very handy frozen treats.
To make Lollipop Fools, spoon the fool mixture into lollipop molds and pop them in the freezer. The lollipops will last for a couple of months and are great for emergencies or cold treats on hot sunny days.
If you have an ice-cream machine, the fool mixture can be churned to make luscious, creamy, fruity Fool Ice Cream. Store in an old ice-cream container or a plastic box with a lid and it will be waiting for you in the freezer to tuck into and enjoy whenever the sun shines.
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