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Can I make trifle with chocolate sponge?

(10 Posts)
stealthsquiggle Tue 02-Oct-07 23:30:43

As I was trimming yet another chocolate cake flat (for birthday cakes) it occurred to me that the trimmings would make good trifle.

Does any nice MNer have a recipe for chocolate-sponge based trifle (I was thinking cherries and brandy followed by custard and cream, maybe?)

MarsLady Tue 02-Oct-07 23:32:06

Why not? (And I hate trifle)

Screaminglips Tue 02-Oct-07 23:32:55

yes of course

Marina Tue 02-Oct-07 23:36:22

Tinned cherries, kirsch, custard with grated chocolate melted into it gently, cream, voila

stealthsquiggle Wed 03-Oct-07 13:43:05

ooh chocolate custard with real chocolate - now there is a refinement I hadn't thought of - thanks Marina

lulu25 Wed 03-Oct-07 18:46:58

you can

in fact i think you should

mmmmm at black forest trifle...

CorrieDale Wed 03-Oct-07 18:48:21

Yes, but not with jelly. But it will need lots and lots of cream. <gentle dribble>

stealthsquiggle Thu 04-Oct-07 10:52:59

Said chocolate sponge is now in the freezer, so I am planning a serious trifle next time I have enough people to justify it (rarely make truly evil puds if it is just us, as DH doesn't really eat puddings and DS doesn't like cream hmm)

flatmouse Thu 04-Oct-07 10:57:08

Immediately thought how nice it would be with the choc sponge drenched in tia maria.

TinyGang Thu 04-Oct-07 10:57:22

Here This is gorgeous <drool> and really easy.

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