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Servings 8
Calories 1240 kcal
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 225 g soft stork
  • 225 g caster sugar
  • 225 g sieved plain flour
  • 50 g sieved cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder, heaped
  • 4 medium free-range eggs, at room temp
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 75 g packet instant custard
  • 300 g white chocolate, finely chopped
  • 150 g chopped bitter chocolate, finely chopped
  • 250 g cherries in syrup, drained well
  • 1 lightly whipped double cream, with a little icing sugar to taste
  • chopped flakes
  • chocolate vermicelli

Instructions
 

  • Pre heat the oven to 180C gas 4.
  • Beat the Stork and sugar together until nice and creamy.
  • Add 2 beaten eggs and beat again.
  • Add the other 2 eggs, sieved flour and cocoa and baking powders and fold through carefully.
  • Divide between three 8-inch sandwich tins, then bake for 15-20 minutes, or until well risen and cooked through, then cool.
  • Divide the instant custard into two clean bowls (35g each), and then pour 150mls of boiling water onto each, whisking well.
  • Add the chopped chocolates to each custard, whisk well to dissolve completely, and cool until thickened.
  • Spread over the plain chocolate custard onto one of the sponges, and then sprinkle with a few cherries and a little whipped cream.
  • Top with the second sponge, then top with the white chocolate sponge and sprinkle with a few more cherries and a little whipped cream.
  • Top with the final sponge and press down lightly.
  • Pipe the whipped cream nicely around the cake, then top with the last few cherries and flakes, dust well with icing sugar, silver or gold leaf and chocolate vermicelli and flakes
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Nutrition Facts
Christmas Cherry Chocolate Trifle Cake
Amount per Serving
Calories
1240
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
84
g
129
%
Saturated Fat
 
41
g
256
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
176
mg
59
%
Sodium
 
427
mg
19
%
Potassium
 
675
mg
19
%
Carbohydrates
 
120
g
40
%
Fiber
 
8
g
33
%
Sugar
 
83
g
92
%
Protein
 
14
g
28
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course Cakes, Chocolate, Dairy, Dessert, Heavy Cream
Cuisine ITV This Morning
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