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Decadent Trifle

Decadent Trifle

The true definition of indulgent healthy food. This trifle is 100% plant-based! Layered with luscious flavours from the deep, chocolatey brownies, dollops of smooth and creamy chocolate mousse, topped with a spiced berry compote with vanilla chia pudding to bring it all together.
Course Dessert, High Tea

Ingredients
  

The Brownies

  • B-well Baking Spray
  • ½ cup B-well Pure Canola Oil
  • 1 tbsp B-well Thick & Creamy Mayonnaise
  • 2 cups quinoa flour (or other plant based flours)
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed/pureed
  • ½ cup cacao powder
  • 1 ½ cups almond milk (or other plant milk of choice)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup coconut nectar sugar

Chocolate Mousse

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 4 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

Berry Compote

  • 150 g of your favourite berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries or a mix)
  • 50 ml orange or berry juice
  • 1 tsp cornflour / chia seeds
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Chia Pudding (can double if prefer a looser, creamier trifle)

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp coconut nectar

Instructions
 

Brownies

  • Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the flour, cacao powder, salt and baking powder and set aside
  • In a large bowl, mash the ripe bananas till slightly smooth (still slightly chunky). Add the B-Well Canola oil, almond milk, vanilla extract, and coconut sugar. Stir well.
  • Take the medium bowl with dry ingredients and add to the large bowl with wet ingredients, mix and stir until all the ingredients are blended.
  • Allow mixture to rest for 10 min.
  • Spray cupcake moulds or cake tray with B-well Baking Spray.
  • Pour batter into moulds or greased cake tray and put into the oven.
  • Bake for 20 min, or until the toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven.

Chocolate Mousse

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until mixed.

Berry Compote

  • In a small pot on medium heat, add in the berries, spices and juice. Gently mix, cover and let simmer for 15 min.
  • Stir in the cornflour and remove off the heat to thicken and cool.

Chia Pudding

  • Mix all the ingredients together and allow to stand and set in the refrigerator for a few hours before using. Blitz in the blender to make it smoother and creamier.
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