Chocolate Strawberry Trifle

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recipe by Tenina Holder https://tenina.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    4hrs 20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    16
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    389

This beautiful dessert will be the centrepiece of any table! Perfect for a special occasion and of course Christmas. Be prepared to make it again.

Inspired by: https://tenina.com/recipes/chocolate-strawberry-trifle

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • White chocolate icon
    White chocolate
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Strawberries icon
    Strawberries
    300g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    as needed
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    80g (about ½ cup)
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    80g (about 1 cup)
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    900ml (3¾ cups)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste
    1 tbsp (16g)
  • Gelatine icon
    Gelatine
    3 tsp (7g)
  • Single cream icon
    Single cream
    350ml (1½ cups)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    3 (60g)
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste
    4 tsp (22g)
  • Hot coffee icon
    Hot coffee
    200g (about ¾ cup)
  • Sponge fingers icon
    Sponge fingers
    10 (200g)
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese
    500g (about 2⅛ cups)

Tools

  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Medium glass bowl
  • kCook icon Heatproof bowl
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add sugar, cocoa powder, milk, sea salt and vanilla bean paste to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Cook - approx 5 min, 90°C, speed 3
  4. Then add gelatine to the TM5 bowl
  5. Blend - approx 1 min, speed 6
  6. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium glass bowl
  7. Cool slightly on round wire rack
  8. Set in fridge
  9. Add white chocolate, milk, single cream, egg yolk and vanilla bean paste to the TM5 bowl
  10. Cook - approx 8 min, 80°C, speed 4
  11. Cook - approx 3 min, 90°C, speed 4
  12. Heat
  13. Add hot coffee to a clean heatproof bowl
  14. Dip sponge fingers into the heatproof bowl one by one
  15. Transfer half of content of heatproof bowl to medium glass bowl
  16. Layer with strawberries
  17. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium glass bowl
  18. Set in fridge
  19. Transfer content of heatproof bowl to medium glass bowl
  20. Layer with strawberries
  21. Clean TM5 bowl
  22. Add mascarpone cheese, single cream and vanilla bean paste to the TM5 bowl
  23. Whisk until peaks form - approx 10 sec, speed 4
  24. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium glass bowl
  25. Refrigerate in fridge - 3 min
  26. Decorate with dark chocolate
  27. Serve
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