Apple Maple Fool

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by LilKiwiChicken

Best made with a crisp & tart apple, like Granny Smith, if you know someone with a tree take some of theirs - they're generally not as sweet as the supermarket varieties. Brown sugar is to taste, but the maple syrup will make it sweeter. Cook time doesn't include chilling time.

Top Review by Chef Peter of TeMata

Mmmm! best fool I have ever tasted... Sweets should always be lucious and this certainly was Thank you for a simple way to serve fresh fruit in season. #295616

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a small heavy saucepan and add the apples.
  2. Bring to a slow heat, then add the brown sugar, cinnamon stick and lemon zest. Cook slowly until the apples are soft and breaking down (you don't want total mush though), stirring often so they don't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  3. Cool a little, then add the 4T of maple syrup, stirring until it is soaked through. Put into the fridge to cool totally (remove cinnamon stick).
  4. Whip the cream into soft peaks, then fold this through the apple mixture. Put into 6 individual dishes and chill.
  5. Just before serving garnish with the extra maple syrup (I normally make a small indentation on the top of the fool & nestle approx 1 teaspoon of the syrup in that).

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