Fruity Cooly Recipe - A Delicious Blend of Gooseberries, Black Currants, Strawberries, and Sugar

Fruity Cooly

Fruity Cooly Recipe - A Delicious Blend of Gooseberries, Black Currants, Strawberries, and Sugar
Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 2


Fruity Cooly
Fruity Cooly

Fruity Cooly is a delicious and refreshing fruit spread that is perfect for breakfast or as a snack. This recipe combines the natural sweetness of gooseberries, black currants, and strawberries with a touch of sugar to create a flavorful and healthy treat.


Fruity Cooly has been a popular recipe for generations, with its origins dating back to the early 20th century. Originally made with a variety of seasonal fruits, this recipe has evolved over time to include a combination of gooseberries, black currants, and strawberries.


How to prepare

  1. Place the fruit in a mortar.
  2. Gradually add sugar while crushing the fruit.
  3. Spread the mixture onto toast.


  • Try using different combinations of fruits such as raspberries, blueberries, or mango.
  • Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or a splash of lemon juice for extra flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to use ripe and fresh fruits for the best flavor.

- Adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preferences.

- Crushing the fruit in a mortar helps release the natural juices and flavors.

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy Fruity Cooly on toast, crackers, or as a topping for yogurt or oatmeal.

Cooking Techniques

Crushing the fruit in a mortar helps release the natural juices and flavors, creating a smooth and spreadable consistency.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can substitute the sugar with honey or maple syrup for a natural sweetener alternative.

Make Ahead Tips

Fruity Cooly can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Fruity Cooly in a small bowl with a spoon for easy spreading.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Fruity Cooly with a cup of tea or coffee for a delicious and satisfying snack.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store Fruity Cooly in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave for a few seconds before serving if desired.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 50 per serving


Carbohydrates: 12g per serving


Fats: 0g per serving


Proteins: 0.5g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and Minerals: This recipe is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants from the fruits.


Allergens: This recipe is free of common allergens such as nuts, dairy, and gluten.


Fruity Cooly is a low-calorie and nutrient-rich spread that is perfect for a healthy snack or breakfast option.


Fruity Cooly is a simple and delicious fruit spread that is perfect for adding a burst of flavor to your breakfast or snack. With its combination of gooseberries, black currants, and strawberries, this recipe is a healthy and refreshing option for any time of day.

How did I get this recipe?

It feels like just yesterday when I stumbled upon this recipe for Fruity Cooly. It was a hot summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Martha in her quaint little cottage by the beach. We spent the day chatting and lounging by the water, soaking up the sun and enjoying each other's company.

As the afternoon turned into evening, Martha decided to whip up a refreshing drink to cool us down. She disappeared into her kitchen and emerged a few minutes later with two tall glasses filled with a colorful concoction. "Try this," she said, handing me a glass. "It's my special Fruity Cooly recipe."

I took a sip, and immediately my taste buds were tingling with delight. The drink was a perfect mix of sweet and tangy, with a hint of tropical flavors that transported me to a faraway island paradise. "This is amazing, Martha!" I exclaimed. "How did you come up with this recipe?"

Martha smiled and explained that she had learned the recipe from her own grandmother, who had passed it down through the generations. She shared with me the ingredients and steps to make the Fruity Cooly, and I knew I had to recreate it in my own kitchen.

The next day, I gathered all the ingredients Martha had mentioned – fresh pineapple, ripe mangoes, juicy strawberries, and a splash of coconut milk. I chopped and blended and mixed, following the recipe to a tee. As I poured the finished drink into a glass and took a sip, I knew I had found a new favorite recipe.

Over the years, I have made the Fruity Cooly countless times, tweaking the recipe here and there to suit my taste. I have shared it with family and friends, who have all fallen in love with its refreshing flavors. Each time I make it, I think of Martha and her beach cottage, and how that chance encounter led me to discover this delicious drink.

But Martha's recipe was not the only one I had stumbled upon in my culinary adventures. Throughout my life, I have collected recipes from various places and people, each one holding a special memory or story behind it. From my own mother's secret spaghetti sauce to a recipe for the best chocolate chip cookies I ever tasted, my recipe book is a treasure trove of culinary delights.

One particularly memorable recipe I acquired was from a kind old man I met while traveling through Spain. His name was Miguel, and he ran a small café in a charming little village nestled in the mountains. One day, as I stopped in for a cup of coffee, he offered me a slice of his homemade orange cake.

The cake was moist and fragrant, with a burst of citrus flavor that lingered on my taste buds long after I had finished it. I begged Miguel for the recipe, and he graciously agreed to share it with me. As we sat at a table in his café, he walked me through the steps, explaining the importance of using fresh oranges and a dash of cinnamon to elevate the flavors.

I returned home with the recipe for Miguel's orange cake etched in my memory. I baked it for my family, who devoured it in minutes, proclaiming it the best cake they had ever tasted. From that day on, Miguel's orange cake became a staple in our household, a reminder of the warm hospitality and delicious food I had experienced in that quaint Spanish village.

As I sit here reminiscing about all the recipes I have collected over the years, I am filled with gratitude for the people who have shared their culinary secrets with me. Each recipe tells a story, a memory of a moment shared over a meal, a connection forged through food.

And so, as I continue to cook and bake and experiment in my kitchen, I carry with me the stories and memories of those who have enriched my life with their recipes. Whether it's Martha's Fruity Cooly or Miguel's orange cake, each dish I create is a tribute to the love and friendship that has shaped my culinary journey. And for that, I am truly grateful.


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