Chocolate Strawberry Trifle

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    4hrs 20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    16
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    524

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.

recipe updated Jan 15, 2019

Ingredients

  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    80g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    80g
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    900ml
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    0g
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste
    16g
  • Gelatine icon
    Gelatine
    7g
  • White chocolate icon
    White chocolate
    100g
  • Single cream icon
    Single cream
    350ml
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    60g
  • Vanilla bean paste icon
    Vanilla bean paste
    22g
  • Hot coffee icon
    Hot coffee
    200g
  • Sponge fingers icon
    Sponge fingers
    200g
  • Strawberries icon
    Strawberries
    300g
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese
    500g
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    as needed

Tools

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

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside white chocolate: broken up
  2. Prep and set aside strawberries: sliced
  3. Prep and set aside strawberries: sliced
  4. Prep and set aside dark chocolate: shaved
  5. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  6. Add sugar
  7. Add cocoa powder
  8. Add milk
  9. Add sea salt
  10. Add vanilla bean paste
  11. Cook - approx 5 min, 90°C, speed 3
  12. Add gelatine
  13. Blend - approx 1 min, speed 6
  14. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium glass bowl
  15. Cool slightly on round wire rack
  16. Set in fridge
  17. Add prepared white chocolate to the TM5 bowl
  18. Add milk
  19. Add single cream
  20. Add egg yolk
  21. Add vanilla bean paste
  22. Cook - approx 8 min, 80°C, speed 4
  23. Cook - approx 3 min, 90°C, speed 4
  24. Heat
  25. Get a clean heatproof bowl
  26. Add hot coffee
  27. Dip sponge fingers one by one
  28. Transfer half of content of heatproof bowl to medium glass bowl
  29. Layer with prepared strawberries
  30. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium glass bowl
  31. Set in fridge
  32. Transfer content of heatproof bowl to medium glass bowl
  33. Layer with prepared strawberries
  34. Clean TM5 bowl
  35. Add mascarpone cheese
  36. Add single cream
  37. Add vanilla bean paste
  38. Whisk until peaks form - approx 10 sec, speed 4
  39. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium glass bowl
  40. Refrigerate in fridge - 3 min
  41. Decorate with prepared dark chocolate
  42. Serve
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