Sugar Free Peach Fool Dessert

Peach Fool is a classic and cool summer desserst, that is easy to make, and light in calories! Finding a delicious dessert that doesn't heat up the kitchen during the summer  Can be quite a challenge. Today's recipe: Fresh Peach Fool Dessert is the perfect recipe for a hot summer night.
Sugar Free Dessert Ideas

Fresh Peach Fool Dessert
Ingredients:
2 Tablespoons butter
3 large ripe peaches (about 1 pound, peeled, pitted and cut into 1 inch pieces
4 packets (or 3 Tablespoons) of Sugar Substitute Sweetener
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 (8 ounce) container of mascarpone cheese (this is a sweet Italian cream cheese)
3 ounces of sugar free short bread cookies crumbled into bite sized chunks

Directions:
1) Melt butter in a saucepan and add fruit.
2) Cover an dturn the heat to low, cook for about 5 minutes until peaches are softened, but still solid.
3) Gently mash with a fork, leaving some chunks to the peaches.
4) Mix in the Sugar substitute sweetener
5) Let peaches completely cool.
6) Whip the cream in a large bowl with a mixer until soft peaks form.
7) Fold in the marscapone cheese, and then the cooled peaches.
8) Refrigerate until ready to serve.
9) Just before serving stir in the crumbled short bread cookies.

Jan's Tips: 

Remember that when adding the sweetener to the peaches, that you are really sweetening the entire dessert, so you can adjust the amount of the sweetener to suit your own taste.

Sprinkle a dash of cinnamon or ground ginger on top, to give it just a slight push over the top!
 This recipe can be made up to 6 hours in advance, just save the cookies till right before serving!

Farmers Market Freezer Fruit Cocktail Mix #FarmersMarketWeek

Make Your Own Fruit Cocktail

Whether you make this Fruit Cocktail Mix all at once in one big batch, or do it by saving uneaten fruits before they go bad a little at a time, You will love having a constant bag of this in your freezer!
Besides freezing the fruit mix, which I'll give you my tips for, I've got a quick short cut for a fantastic fruit cocktail too!

To Make a Large Master Mix: If you Want to make one big batch you can really play around with the ingredients and quantity, and I recommend going to the grocery store and asking the produce section of they have any fruits that they are getting rid of of look for scratch and dent stores with great mark downs, as well as great in season fruits at great prices. Grapes, Pineapple, Peaches, Strawberries, Oranges, and more..


Make it as you go: If you want to build it a little at a time, year round, like I do: Every so often you end up with 1 or 2 pieces of fruit that has gone uneaten but they are now past their prime and no one in the family seems willing to eat them. Or if I find a great mark down bag or oranges or berries:   Keep a gallon sized freezer bag handy and toss in those fruits, (but see my guide below for flash freezing first) for a last minute frozen fruit salad or for smoothies.

In todays bag I pulled from the freezer I have Mandarin oranges, Pineapple chunks and raspberries. But apples, mangos, kiwis,peaches, watermelons cantelopes, grapes, blueberries are all good too! You never know what I have in my freezer fruit bag!


Flash Freeze Your Mix:
I prefer to flash freeze my fruit pieces first. This is when you lay the fruit pieces on baking sheets and put into freezer till each piece is individually frozen. Then place frozen fruit into a freezer container or bag and they won't clump together! You can grab out exactly the amount you need!

fruit cocktail salad:
Makes 4 servings

Partially thaw 2 cups Frozen fruit mix in a serving bowl.
Pour  1- 1 1/2 cups gingerale or lemon-lime soda over the fruit mix.

Jan's Tip: The Gingerale or Lemon-Lime Soda is a quick shortcut for a traditional sugar syrup that comes with canned fruit.

How do you use your frozen fruit?



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