Fruit fools

You can make fruit fools with any fruit soft enough to mash with a fork. Here you can see how to make strawberry or banana fool. The amount of fruit shown for either sort will make 4 small fools.


  • 220 gr strawberries
  • 2 small bananas
  • 25 gr caster sugar
  • 1/4 litre yoghurt or double cream
  • wedge of lemon

For Decoration

  • chocolate drops, glacé cherries, sliced kiwi, biscuits


  1. Cut the strawberries in half or peel and slice the bananas.
  2. Put the fruit in the bowl and mash it with a fork until it is smooth.
  3. Whisk the yoghurt or cream until it is thick and creamy.
  4. Add this and the sugar to the mashed fruit. Stir them well.
  5. Pour the fruit mixture into the serving dishes or glasses. Decorate them however you like making suns, flowers or animal faces!

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