Chocolate orange trifle

    2 hours 20 min

    Combine the flavours of chocolate and orange to make this decadent and rich chocolate orange trifle, perfect for ending an indulgent meal with a bang.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 150ml orange juice
    • 55ml Cointreau® liqueur
    • 1 (175g) pack sponge fingers
    • 300ml double cream
    • 1 tablespoon orange zest
    • 100g butter
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 125g plain chocolate, melted
    • 3 tablespoons grated chocolate
    • 3 tablespoons flaked almonds

    Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:2hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

    1. In a bowl, combine the orange juice and liqueur. Dip a third of the sponge fingers into the orange mixture then arrange in the base of a trifle dish or glass bowl. Whisk the cream with the orange zest.
    2. In a mixing bowl, beat together the butter until light and fluffy. Whisk in the egg yolks, melted chocolate and add half of the whipped cream. Follow with another layer of juice soaked sponge followed by chocolate mixture, ending with the final layer of sponge. Spoon the remainder of the cream on top and cover the sponge.Sprinkle the top with some grated chocolate and almonds. Chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours prior to serving.

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    Went down very very well last year and will definitely be making it again this year for boxing day  -  13 Nov 2015