Strawberry and Irish cream liqueur fool…

Strawberry and Irish cream liqueur fool…

Serves 4-6


  • 300g strawberries, plus 4 halved strawberries to decorate
  • 50g icing sugar, plus 1 tsp
  • 300ml double cream
  • 6 tbsp Irish cream liqueur

For the topping:

  • 25g plain chocolate
  • 1 tsp clear Irish honey
  • 2 tbsp Irish cream liqueur


  1. Put 200g of the strawberries into a food processor with 50g of the icing sugar and blitz into a coarse puree using the pulse button.
  2. Quarter the remaining strawberries and mix with the remaining icing sugar
  3. Whip the cream and Irish cream liqueur together in a large mixing bowl until it form soft peaks.
  4. Gently fold in the strawberry puree.
  5. Layer the mixture in 4 stemmed dessert glasses with the quartered strawberries.
  6. Break the chocolate into a heatproof bowl and place over a pan of barely simmering water until melted.
  7. Remove the bowl from the heat and stir in the honey and Irish cream liqueur.
  8. Decorate the top of each fool with the halved strawberries and drizzle the chocolate sauce over the top.

Recipe and photo credits- Bord Bia, the Irish Food and Drink Board


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  1. Kris @ beyond the whiskers
    February 26, 2012 / 7:11 pm

    Ooooo, that looks heavenly!

    • Clairejustine
      February 26, 2012 / 9:57 pm

      Thank you for the comment 🙂

  2. i-lostinausten
    February 26, 2012 / 7:24 pm

    Oh my! These look so chic & delicious! 🙂

    • Clairejustine
      February 26, 2012 / 9:58 pm

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  3. Camille Griffiths
    February 27, 2012 / 12:43 am

    That looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing:)

    • Clairejustine
      February 27, 2012 / 12:04 pm

      thanks for the comment 🙂

  4. Sugar Plums & Lollipops
    February 27, 2012 / 7:54 pm

    That is so pretty! What a great idea for a wedding or bridal shower dessert!

    • Clairejustine
      February 27, 2012 / 8:24 pm

      Sounds a great idea…thanks for the comment 🙂

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