Strawberry fool (strawberries and cream) recipe (with CBD)

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Strawberry Fool is a simple strawberry dessert to create for any occasion. It’s simply strawberries and cream taken a notch higher. This quick and easy strawberries and cream dessert are loaded with fresh strawberries and take only minutes to prepare. The fool is the name of a British dessert made with cream and fruit. This CBD dessert recipe is infused with healthy and beneficial CBD so you can enjoy your treat while taking in the therapeutic benefits of cannabidiol. If fruit fool is new to you, you're in for a treat with this strawberry fool dessert.


What Is A Fruit Fool?

The strawberries are coated with sugar till they release the delectable juices, as explained in this recipe. You can whip cream by blending port wine, sugar, and heavy whipping cream. Subsequently, fold together the strawberries, add some red food color, and you're good to go. It's simply one of the easiest recipes to create, so you should experiment with it. This easy strawberry dessert highlights the fruit's flavor and is all-natural. This dessert comes in handy when it's strawberries season and is less messy.


Why You Should Make this Recipe

This recipe uses just enough sugar to satisfy the sugar craving though not so much that it’s overbearing. So, it’s not like every bite will give you a sugar high.

At times it's just too hot and humid to survive the struggle of turning in your oven and baking dessert. It should be your go-to recipe when craving a cold and refreshing treat.

It's a simple dessert that only requires a few ingredients and less time of active work to make.


What Exactly Is CBD?

CDB is the short form for cannabidiol, a compound found in the cannabis plant. Nichols & Kaplan (2020) explained that CBD has a myriad of medical uses when extracted from the plant, which is why the compound is currently popping up everywhere, especially in the United States. CBD isn't psychoactive like marijuana, so it doesn’t make you high. The THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in marijuana is the compound that gives you a high feeling. It explains why CBD is sold over the counter, including in areas where marijuana isn’t legalized. CBD can be derived from hemp and marijuana plants, so you can easily find it even where marijuana isn’t grown.


CBD Impact on the Body

The body's endocannabinoid system (ECS) receptors interact directly with cannabinoids, particularly CBD. Although CBD doesn't intoxicate humans, it has several interactions with the ECS, resulting in a medicinal impact. Research shows that CBD is potent in the treatment of seizures and epilepsy. A study by Pamplona & Coan (2018) showed that CBD was optimistic in treating epilepsy. Kogan et al. (2019) stated that CBD might be helpful to calm and reduce anxiety, making it a great supplement for regulating mood disorders. According to Moltke & Hindocha (2021), CBD showed optimistic results in treating anxiety and sleep disorders.

Usually, CBD in oil form is used in drinks, soups, and desserts, or you can take it straight. With a new supplement, always begin with a low dosage and increase or decrease as you feel okay.


Ingredients

  • Fresh strawberries
  • White granulated sugar
  • Whipping cream or heavy cream

Equipment

  • Cutting board
  • Small sharp knife
  • Measuring cups
  • Food processor or blender
  • Spatula or wooden spoon
  • Medium to a large size mixing bowl
  • Electric hand mixer or balloon whisk
  • 4-6 small ramekins or glasses that are at least ¾ to 1 cup capacity

Directions


Make the Puree

  • Wash and pat dry the strawberries with a clean tea towel. Remove the stems and leaves from the strawberries and slice the strawberries in half.
  • Place the strawberries and sugar into a blender or food processor
  • Puree the strawberries and sugar until smooth
  • Remove ¾ cup of strawberry puree and put it aside. You will use the remaining puree later on.
  • Make the Strawberry Cream Mixture
  • Place the cream into a large mixing bowl, and use an electric hand mixer or balloon whisk to beat the cream until stiff peaks form.
  • Use a spatula to mix the remaining strawberry puree and whipped cream gently.
  • Assembling the Strawberry Fool
  • Separate the strawberry cream evenly between the serving glasses.
  • Store in the fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight and serve chilled. You can garnish with chopped strawberries and enjoy.

Feel free to include vanilla, lemon juice, or any other flavoring extract in this recipe. Also, you can add other fruits to the cream, such as pineapple, oranges, blueberries, raspberries, and oranges.

Other recipes suggest that to make this dessert fancier, you can save the strawberries for a layered dessert instead of mixing the strawberries into the cream. Thus, you can serve the cream and strawberries in layers of crumbled cookies, cream, and strawberries. Moreover, serving this recipe in dessert glasses is great for your guests to see each layer.


Conclusion

Strawberry fool is an easy recipe with 3 simple ingredients. It's a quick and easy cream dessert with a wonderful strawberry flavor. If you lack a blender, you can use a sharp knife to chop strawberries into small pieces instead of pureeing them. It's easier to create this fruit dessert in summer and fall when fresh strawberries are plenty. However, it isn't easy to find quality fresh fruit during winter, so frozen fruit is perfectly okay. Thus, feel free to turn this into a frozen or fresh strawberry recipe using the fruits available. The yields you acquire from this recipe depending on the glass size you use. This recipe makes almost five cups, and this dessert doesn't freeze well. It’s okay to substitute ingredients depending on your preferences. The strawberry fool is the way to go if you need something refreshing and easy to make.


References

Kogan, L., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Hellyer, P., & Rishniw, M. (2019). US veterinarians' knowledge, experience, and perc eption regarding the use of cannabidiol for canine medical conditions. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5, 338.

Nichols, J. M., & Kaplan, B. L. (2020). Immune responses are regulated by cannabidiol. Cannabis and cannabinoid research, 5(1), 12-31.

Moltke, J., & Hindocha, C. (2021). Reasons for cannabidiol use: a cross-sectional study of CBD users, focusing on self-perceived stress, anxiety, and sleep problems. Journal of cannabis research, 3(1), 1-12.

Pamplona, F. A., Da Silva, L. R., & Coan, A. C. (2018). Potential clinical benefits of CBD-rich cannabis extracts over purified CBD in treatment-resistant epilepsy: observational data meta-analysis. Frontiers in neurology, 9, 759.




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