Bing Cherry-Amaretti Fool

“When Bing cherries are in season, I make this fruity custard-style fool. The sweet cherries and whipped cream balance perfectly with the sour cream.” —Mary Ann Lee, Clifton Park, New York

Cherry-Amaretti Fool
Bing Cherry-Amaretti Fool
Bing Cherry-Amaretti Fool
Servings Prep Time
8servings 30minutes + chilling
Servings Prep Time
8servings 30minutes + chilling
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand 1 minute. Heat and stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Place sour cream, sugar, lemon juice, extracts, 1 cup cherries and gelatin mixture in a blender; cover and process until cherries are pureed. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Remove 1/2 cup whipped cream; reserve for topping. Gently fold remaining whipped cream into cherry mixture. Fold in crushed cookies and remaining chopped cherries. Divide mixture among 8 dessert dishes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  4. Serve with reserved whipped cream and optional toppings as desired.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 323 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 1g fibre), 4g protein.

Optional toppings: Fresh mint leaves, Bing cherries and additional crushed amaretti cookies