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Super Simple Rhubarb Fool Recipe


Rhubarb Fool Recipe

Rhubarb Fool Recipe

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4 ingredients, the minimum of time is all it takes to make a super, simple rhubarb fool. The blend of rhubarb, gently cooked with honey, then whipped together with mascarpone and cream and away you go, What could be easier?

This recipe can be made with forced or outdoor rhubarb. If using outdoor make sure any stringy parts are removed before cooking by gently peeling the outer skin.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 400g forced or outdoor rhubarb, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 75g clear honey
  • 150g mascarpone
  • 250ml whipping cream


  • Place the rhubarb in a saucepan with the honey. Cook gently for 20 mins until a soft pulp. Leave to cool. Reserve 4 dessertspoons of the pulp.
  • Beat the mascarpone in a bowl until smooth and loose, then stir in the rhubarb. Do not over stir, the cream should have a marbled effect. Whip the cream to soft peaks, then fold into the rhubarb mix.
  • Serve in a glasses with a the rhubarb pulp on top. Goes really well with a ginger biscuit or a small piece of Parkin.

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