Mango Fool

Time: 15 minutes. One of the simplest of desserts, a fool is just puréed ripe, luscious fruit folded into cream.


Serves 4

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Nutritional Information

Calories 229
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Protein 1.5 g
Fat 7.8 g
Satfat 4.7 g
Carbohydrate 43 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Sodium 12 mg
Cholesterol 27 mg


4 cups cold, cubed mango (from about 4 mangoes), divided
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream


1. In a food processor, whirl 2 cups mango, the lime juice, and sugar until very smooth, about 1 minute. Transfer purée to a medium bowl.

2. In another medium bowl, beat cream until it holds stiff peaks, then gently but thoroughly fold into mango purée. Divide fool among 4 bowls and top each bowl with about 1/2 cup more cubed mango.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Jessica Battilana,


August 2009
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