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Raspberry Fool Recipe
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Raspberry Fool Recipe

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A close rendition to the classic English recipe, this light and airy, berry dessert comes from Margaret Minnich of Columbus, Ohio.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat whipped topping; calculated with 2 tablespoons sugar) equals 86 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, trace sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, mash the raspberries; stir in 1-2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add remaining sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into raspberry mixture. Spoon into dessert dishes. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Raspberry Fool in Cooking for 2 Summer 2006, p61

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Reviewed Sep. 15, 2014

"This was delicious! My husband loves it."

Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"Yummy+quick+easy. Great potential for using up small amounts of fresh fruit. Perfect for anyone who ever squirted Reddi-whip from can to mouth, which has to be almost any male in America!"

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