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Chocolate Trifle Dessert Recipe

White forest trifle

Published: June 22, 2015 at 11:44 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 10

This trifle is an easy and stylish Christmas dessert to make during the festive season or all year round. Ready in only 30 minutes, our white forest cake will become a crowd favourite in no time

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal931
fat60g
carbs86.2g
fibre0.6g
protein9g
salt0.8g
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Try this Christmas trifle recipe, then check out our Baileys trifle, sherry trifle, Christmas trifle and more Christmas dessert ideas.

Ingredients

  • 2 x 300g all-butter Madeira cake
  • 150g cherry conserve
  • 3 x 390g jars black cherries in kirsch, drained (we used Opies)
  • 250g tub mascarpone
  • 500ml tub fresh vanilla custard
  • vanilla extract
  • kirsch
  • 600ml tub double cream
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar
  • 200g block  white chocolate

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cut the cakes into 2cm slices. Spread with jam and make sandwiches. Cut each into 4.

  • STEP 2

    Put 7 cherries aside to decorate the top of the trifle then cut the rest in half.

  • STEP 3

    Beat the mascarpone until smooth then gradually beat in the custard. Stir in 1 tsp vanilla extract.

  • STEP 4

    Put half the cake in the bottom of a large glass trifle dish. Drizzle over 3 tbsp kirsch and spoon over half the cherries, making sure you push them to the edge of the dish so they are visible. Top with half the custard.

  • STEP 5

    Add another layer of cake then more kirsch and the other half of the cherries. Top with the rest of the custard.

  • STEP 6

    Softly whip the cream with another 2 tsp of vanilla and the icing sugar. Spoon on top of the trifle.

  • STEP 7

    Make curls by drawing a large, sharp knife across the surface of the white chocolate. Pile on top of the cream and dot around some cherries to finish.

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