Dark chocolate cherry trifle


Nothing says Christmas like a chocolate cherry trifle. These individual trifles can be prepared ahead and kept in the fridge for when guests pop in.

You'll need

200 gm dark chocolate (53% cocoa solids), finely chopped, plus extra to serve 200 ml thickened cream 250 gm cherries, pitted ½ tbsp caster sugar Finely grated rind and juice of ½ orange 200 gm dark chocolate cake, crumbled 100 gm crème fraîche

Method

  • 01
  • Stir chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water until melted (2-3 minutes). Cool briefly. Whisk cream in an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Add chocolate in a steady stream until combined. Divide among four 300ml serving glasses and refrigerate for at least 5 minutes.
  • 02
  • Combine cherries, sugar and orange rind and juice in a bowl, stir until sugar dissolves, and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Divide cake among glasses, top with cherries and crème fraîche, and serve topped with grated chocolate.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

Featured in

Dec 2016

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