CHOCOLATE BANANA TRIFLE

 

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  • Servings: 10
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Ingredients

  • 1 13"x9" Chocolate Cake
  • 4 RIPE Bananas, Sliced
  • 1 c Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 c Almonds, Blanched, Toasted & Slivered
  • 1/4 c Maraschino Cherries, Halved
  • CHOCOLATE PUDDING
  • 2 c Whole Milk
  • 1/2 c Granulated Sugar
  • 5 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate, Grated
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 2 tb Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 4 tb Water
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 Egg Yolks
  • 2 tb Vanilla

Directions

  • Prepare the chocolate pudding first.
  • Place the milk, sugar and chocolate in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook, stirring, over medium heat until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is on the verge of boiling.
  • Sift the cornstarch and cocoa powder together. Add water and mix thoroughly.
  • Stir the cornstarch mixture into the chocolate mixture.
  • Whisk in the whole eggs and the extra egg yolks. Cook until thickened (about 5 minutes).
  • Add the vanilla extract.
  • Pour into a bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill.
  • Cut the chocolate cake into 3" squares.
  • Layer half the pieces of chocolate cake in a large trifle or other large glass bowl, cutting the pieces to fit.
  • Arrange half of the banana slices around the sides of the bowl and on top of the cake.
  • Spread half the chocolate pudding over the cake and around the sides.
  • Repeat the process with another layer of cake, more banana slices and the rest of the chocolate pudding.
  • Whip the whipping cream and slather over the top of the topmost layer of chocolate pudding. Sprinkle with slivered almonds and garnish with cherry halves.
  • Chill.

Notes

Categories: Dessert  Mousse  Pudding 

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