This show-stopping trifle is filled with chocolate brownie, raspberry sauce, fresh strawberries, whipped cream, custard and topped with crumbled flake.
When it comes to Christmas desserts the traditional trifle is at the top of the list. This version is a bit of a twist on the classic – the sponge is swapped for chocolate brownie.
The genius hack I’ve used to make Christmas easy this year is Countdown’s Chocolate Brownie mix ($3) for this trifle. It takes minutes to make by simply mixing with oil and eggs. If it’s baked the day before it means you can assemble the trifle in minutes along with fresh summer berries, fresh cream and custard.
I really rate the taste of this chocolate brownie, my husband said “This is the best trifle I’ve had in my whole life” that is big praise coming from a sweet tooth like him.
You can pick up everything you need this Christmas at Countdown. Another tip to make things easier this Christmas is to use Countdown’s online shopping service to get everything delivered straight to your door to avoid the Christmas rush altogether!
HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE BROWNIE TRIFLE:
First of all make the chocolate brownie according to packet instructions. I like to do this to the day before to save time, store in an airtight container overnight then it is ready to slice and add to the trifle.
Next make the simple raspberry sauce, this is done by mixing together raspberries and caster sugar then heating them together in the microwave. Once whisked together set it aside too cool.
Now it’s time to assemble the trifle. Add a layer of raspberry sauce to the bottom of a glass trifle dish. Then place a layer of sliced strawberries, now add the first layer of chopped brownie. The next layers are whipped cream and custard.
Repeat the layers all over again until all of the ingredients are used up. Decorate with the top with fresh raspberries and crumbled flake. Store in the fridge until ready to serve.
This is even better if you refrigerate it overnight, the flavours all infuse together which makes it so delicious. Sprinkle over icing sugar and add the fresh raspberries just before serving.
This is the perfect Christmas dessert to feed a crowd I am sure your family will love it. Thanks so much to Countdown for partnering with me to create this delicious recipe.
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 367 Total Fat: 28g Saturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 12g Cholesterol: 108mg Sodium: 86mg Carbohydrates: 26g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 14g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 5g