Called “Raspberry Fool” because it’s so easy even a fool can make it, this is the perfect ‘in a flash’ dessert to show your Valentines how much you love them! And the color makes it a shoe in for Cupid’s holiday.
This recipe is fantastic with fresh, local organic raspberries and mint but frozen berries work just as well when not in season.
3 cups raspberries
¼ cup Cointreau or other orange liqueur
5 tablespoons agave nectar (divided)
6 mint leaves (plus additional for garnish)
12 oz (1 ½ cup) organic heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4 lemon peel twists
Using a food processor, puree raspberries with the Cointreau, 3 tablespoons of agave nectar and 6 mint leaves. Continue pulsing until smooth and consistent.
In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, beat cream, vanilla and remaining 2 tablespoons agave nectar until the cream thickens and firm peaks are formed.
Divide the whip cream among four glasses or bowl. Gently fold into each 1 teaspoon of the raspberry mixture. Be careful not to over stir as you want it to appear to be swirled rather than mixed.
Spoon the remaining raspberry puree over the top. Top each with 1 or 2 mint leaves and a lemon peel twist.