If you like you can replace the blackberries with stewed gooseberries in this Fool.
This recipe from Raymond Blanc uses custard rather than cream to make the Fool. I like it either way.
A favourite autumn recipe from Sophie Grigson. Adjust the levels of sugar to your taste. Serve hot or cold with clotted cream, creme fraiche, yogurt or scoops of vanilla ice cream.
A seasonal recipe from Sophie Grigson.
Another seasonal recipe from Nigel Slater’s ” Tender Volume 2″. A betty is a crumble made by pouring melted butter and syrup over a mixture of sugar and breadcrumbs.
A pleasing dessert for early autumn from Nigel Slater’s ” Tender Volume 2″.
A simple dessert from Nigel Slater’s ” The 30 Minute Cook”.
A glorious pudding for summer or autumn from Nigella Lawson’s ” Nigella Express”. If you don’t have enough blackberries you could substitute half the blackberries with chopped pears or apples. It is best served with thick cream or ice cream.
The blackberries have come early this year and the harvest is good. I am already picking my third batch from my allotment patch and the Blackberry and Apple Gin is coming on quite nicely. Here is another slightly boozy way with them from Sophie Grigson’s ” Country Kitchen”.
Another recipe for the blackberry season from Sybil Kapoor’s “Simply British”.
A fruity variation of burnt cream from Sybil Kapoor’s ” Simply British”. In this version the top is not caramalized but if you like you can sprinkle with demerara sugar and set under a very hot grill .
This makes a lovely compote for early autumn.