Blackberry fool with mace biscuits

Summer favourite blackberry fool gets a chef makeover.
Equipment: You’ll need a cream whipper/espuma gun.

Tom Kerridge Recipes

By Tom Kerridge
From Saturday Kitchen


For the blackberry fool

  • 50g/1¾oz butter
  • 50g/1¾oz caster sugar
  • 500g/1lb 2oz blackberries, plus 50g/1¾oz extra for garnish
  • ½ lemon, juice only

For the custard

  • 300ml/10½fl oz double cream
  • 300ml/10½fl oz milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 50g/1¾oz caster sugar

For the mace biscuits

  • 175g/6oz self-raising flour
  • 110g/4oz light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp ground mace
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 60g/2¼oz butter, diced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup

To serve

  • 1 ball vanilla ice cream per person
  • 1 tsp ground mace

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