Black Forest trifle

67

PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

4 hrs 20 min

Serves

16

Black Forest trifle

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 600 g frozen cherries , thawed (4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp kirsch
  • 1 cup 35% cream
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 114 g dark chocolate , (scant 1 cup), chopped and melted
  • 800 g Devon custard
  • 300 g chocolate cookies
  • 30 g shaved milk or white chocolate , (1/4 cup)

Instructions

  • STIR cherries and juices with granulated sugar in a saucepan over medium.
  • WHISK cornstarch with 2 tbsp water and add to cherry mixture. Cook, stirring until thickened, 8 to 10 min. Stir in kirsch. Transfer to a bowl.
  • REFRIGERATE until cool, about 1 hour. Strain cherry mixture; reserve cherries and half of the liquid.
  • BEAT cream and icing sugar in a bowl, using an electric mixer, until soft peaks form. Beat in sour cream and vanilla.
  • STIR melted dark chocolate into Devon custard. Spoon cherries onto bottom of a 3-L trifle bowl. Reserve half of the cookies, then arrange remaining cookies overtop.
  • COVER with custard mixture, then cream mixture. Layer reserved cookies overtop. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with milk chocolate and white chocolate shavings, and serve with reserved cherry liquid.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 298,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 131 mg.