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Gluten Free Blueberry Fool Recipe

Gluten Free Blueberry Fool Recipe

On paper, I am a very organized person. I make lists, draw out charts, make spreadsheets and outline events to the nth degree.

That’s with business. In my “real” life I have a more haphazard approach. I bite off way more than I can chew, run around all helter-skelter and just sort of hope it will all go right.

I blame this on my birth date. I am a Pisces – two fish swimming in opposite directions. So the two aspects of my personality war with each other and the ruthlessly organized Carol often gets blindsided by the air head Carol.

Case in point – I invited a nice couple over for dinner and then completely forgot until they showed up at my front door!

It is at times like this that it helps to have a well stocked pantry, a clean house, a good bit of luck and a few tricks up one’s sleeve. It also helps to be married to a charming spouse with a sparkling personality and a thousand stories to keep your guests entertained while you whip up dinner. While I can’t help you with the charming spouse I can pass on my favorite emergency dessert.

With three ingredients and less than three minutes you can whip up a lovely and light fool for dessert; appropriately named, especially when you are trying to fool your dinner guests into thinking you were actually expecting them.

Blueberries not your thing? Substitute any type of berry you like.

Gluten-Free-Blueberry-Fool-Recipe

Gluten Free Blueberry Fool Recipe

Ingredients

2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed) blueberries
2 – 3 tablespoons agave nectar (or sugar) depending on the sweetness of your berries
1¼ cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

Save 4 berries for garnish and place the rest along with the agave (or sugar) in a blender or food processor, puree the berries until smooth.

Whip the cream until stiff peaks form. Reserve some of the whipped cream for garnish and fold the puree into the rest until almost all the streaks are gone. Spoon into 4 serving dishes. Garnish with reserved cream and berries. Serve immediately or it can be kept for up to half an hour or so in the fridge.

Servings

This Gluten Free Blueberry Fool recipe serves 4

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  1. glugleglutenfree
    May 24, 2010

    Wow! That looks great. I think this is one I could actually make without messing up. But you never know. I think the 'fool' will be my next dessert to try out on guests. Thanks!

    -Tia

  2. Federica
    May 24, 2010

    wow che delizia!!!mmmmmmm…

  3. Jennifer
    May 24, 2010

    beauuuutiifulllll!!!!! what a quick perfect treat!

  4. Peter G @ Souvlaki For The Soul
    May 24, 2010

    Ooh! this looks soooo good Carol! It really is easy quick and easy as you say!

  5. alice
    May 25, 2010

    I wish I could be fairy who can wend her magical spell and just turn the image into a real one and relish the recipe.

  6. Monkey Momma
    May 25, 2010

    So glad to hear that you have a war going on in your head too. LOL!

  7. Tasty Eats At Home
    May 25, 2010

    So if I have the same issues going on in my brain, and I'm not a Pisces (I'm a Scorpio), what does that mean? I'm crazy? :)
    I love this idea. Except I'll now have to keep cream in stock for emergencies. Or…I bet I could make this with coconut milk, which I do keep in stock! Hmmm….!

  8. gfe--gluten free easily
    May 25, 2010

    Beautiful, Carol! I'm with Alta … always have coconut milk in stock. Quick easy desserts are a godsend. I have relied on the 3-minute chocolate cake often … it can go from basic to pretty awesome with the addition of some liqueur. ;-)

    Shirley

  9. David
    May 25, 2010

    Looks so good, easy and fresh! Love the use of agave nectar instead of sugar.

  10. The Short (dis)Order Cook
    May 26, 2010

    It's hard to go wrong with desserts made from whipped cream!

  11. June 25, 2011

    Another yummy sounding recipe. I got all the ingredients on hand so I will have to try this later today…

  12. April 3, 2012

    Oh my goodness, such goodness. When does the blueberry season start!!!

    1. Carol Kicinski
      April 3, 2012

      It is sometime in the summer – I want to say June or July – it always seems like blueberries are super plentiful around the 4th of July!

  13. Daycare Cook
    September 5, 2013

    What could I use as a dairy free alternative from the heavy cream?

    1. CarolKicinski
      September 10, 2013

      You can use MimicCreme if tree nuts are ok for you.

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