Berry Rhubarb Fool

Contributed By: Terry Borden


3 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb (1-inch pieces)
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
Dash salt
1 cup heavy whipping cream
2 cups fresh strawberries, halved


1. In a large saucepan, combine rhubarb, sugar, orange juice and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 6-8 minutes or until rhubarb is tender. Cool slightly.
2. Process rhubarb mixture in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a bowl; refrigerate, covered, until cold.
3. Just before serving, in a small bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. In parfait glasses, alternately layer whipped cream, berries and rhubarb mixture.

Helpful Hints:

A "fool" is a British dessert that's usually made with custard. This is a modified, quicker version.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD: 6 servings.

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