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 Gooseberry Fool

1 lb of gooseberries.
1 oz of butter.
Sugar, to taste.
½ pint of double cream (heavy cream, such as whipping cream).


Top and tail the gooseberries, rinse and drain them, then put them in a pan with the butter.
Soften the berries over a low heat for about 5 minutes. Once they are soft, mash them lightly with the back of
a spoon.
Season with sugar, to taste.
Whip the cream until firm and fold it in to the gooseberries.
Chill before serving.

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