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Blackberry Fool

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"I strongly recommend using fresh blackberries in this recipe for best flavor. Raspberries, strawberries or a combination of all three may be used, but they should all be fresh."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 535 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Pour the heavy cream into a large bowl with half of the confectioners' sugar and almond extract. Whip until stiff. Fold in sour cream. Refrigerate.
  2. In a separate bowl, toss blackberries with the remaining confectioners' sugar. Let stand at room temperature for about 15 minutes.
  3. In 8 parfait glasses, layer whipped cream and blackberries, beginning and ending with whipped cream. Garnish each parfait with a strip of lemon zest, a few blackberries and a sprig of mint.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 535 calories; 47.4 g fat; 26.9 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 169 mg cholesterol; 54 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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What a simple, yet elegant dessert! This was so easy to put together and tasted really good. I used a combination of blackberries and raspberries. I opted to use vanilla instead of almond extrac...

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I guess I am odd man out here, as all other reviewers enjoyed the dessert. I followed the directions exactly, but most of my guests and I found the dessert bland. It looked nice and had a plea...

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What a simple, yet elegant dessert! This was so easy to put together and tasted really good. I used a combination of blackberries and raspberries. I opted to use vanilla instead of almond extrac...

With all the ingredients ready and waiting right at my fingertips I devilishly made this for breakfast this morning. I used both blackberries and raspberries but rather than mixing the berries ...

I guess I am odd man out here, as all other reviewers enjoyed the dessert. I followed the directions exactly, but most of my guests and I found the dessert bland. It looked nice and had a plea...

Out here in the desert, one doesn't come by fresh berries easily, especially in the market where the only edible berries are on the top layer! But I'll try this subbing mango and peaches, which...

pretty good. but i would have never made this if i looked at the fat content first! i didnt like the sour cream tasste so much. prob could skip that part. tasted pretty sweet to me, others said ...

Good, sweet and simple whipped cream. Not too sweet though, so the flavor of fresh berries is not overpowered.

Oh, Yum! Who wouldn't love this. It makes such an elegant dessert and it's so easy to assemble. Definitely go with the fresh fruit as the submitter suggests.

I started out with fresh blackberries so I had to be a tad creative and I was trying to keep the sugars down so I used about 3/4 of a cup of water and simmered the berries until they gave way to...