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Berry Rhubarb Fool

 Berry Rhubarb Fool
A "fool" is a British dessert that's usually made with custard. This is a modified, quicker version I created. My kids love it because it doesn't taste like rhubarb—so I guess it's well named! —Cheryl Miller, Fort Collins, Colorado
6 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb (1-inch pieces)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine rhubarb, sugar, orange juice and salt.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 6-8 minutes or until
  • rhubarb is tender. Cool slightly.
  • Process rhubarb mixture in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a
  • bowl; refrigerate, covered, until cold.
  • Just before serving, in a small bowl, whip cream until soft peaks
  • form. Fold into pureed rhubarb. Alternately layer cream mixture and
  • strawberries into six parfait glasses. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 212 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.