Treat yourself to this deliciously Christmassy, lactose- and gluten-free dessert courtesy of Tarragal Glen's executive chef, Todd Clarke.
Mixed berry fool (lactose and gluten-free)
225g fresh raspberries
225g fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered
125g fresh blueberries
¼ cup icing sugar mixture (gluten-free)*
2 tablespoons Grand Marnier
100ml lactose-free custard*
6 (10g each) meringue nests, crumbled*
2 (170ml each) coconut yoghurt (dairy-free and lactose-free)*
20g sliced almond
2 fresh passion fruits, hulled
6 sprigs of mint
Fresh edible flowers (optional)
1. Place raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and icing sugar in a bowl with Grand Marnier. Set aside and allow to steep.
2. Place custard and crushed meringue in a serving bowl, dollop coconut yoghurt on meringue and arrange berry mix on top. Garnish with fresh passionfruit pulp, sliced almonds, edible flowers and sprig of garden mint.
*Ingredients can be purchased at Coles. Look for Zymil or similar range of lactose-free products, and Coles brand gluten-free range.
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