This Apricot fool is the perfect ending to any meal.
All you need is love and laughter, £23.00
Twenty Four Piece Cutlery Set, £99.00
550g fresh apricots
8 tablespoons vanilla sugar
250ml double cream
2 tablespoons Cognac
Zest of 1 Lemon
Pre-heat the oven to 180°c
Line a small baking sheet with greaseproof baking parchment.
Cut the apricots in half, remove the stones and lay onto the baking sheet with the cut side up.
Scatter over 1 tablespoon of sugar and pop in the oven for 30 minutes or until nice and soft.
Allow to cool completely.
Whip the cream with an electric whisk into soft peaks.
Blend the apricots with the cognac and the rest of the sugar in a food processor until it has the consistency of a soft purée.
Fold into the cream and chill for about 2 hours in the fridge.
Serve with the lemon zest sprinkled on top.