Cherry dessert

Free from black forest trifle

Serves 4

Ingredients:


For the mousse layer

  • 4 medium bananas, sliced and frozen

  • 1 large ripe avocado

  • 4 heaped Tbsp cacao powder *

  • 2 large dates * pitted

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon *

For the whipped cream layer

For the trifle layer

  • 340g frozen cherries, chopped and drained

Additional toppings:

* Available at Holland & Barrett

Method


For the mousse layer:

Step 1
Blend the avocado, frozen bananas, cacao powder, dates, and cinnamon until smooth and creamy.

For the whipped cream layer:

Step 2
Open the can of coconut milk and separate the top layer of thick cream from the liquid beneath.

Step 3
In a small mixing bowl, blend the coconut cream for 3-5 minutes.

Step 4
Add vanilla seeds and maple syrup and whip until a stiff peak forms.

For the trifle layer:

Step 5
In 4 individual serving bowls or glasses, place mousse layer at the bottom, followed by the whipped cream layer, then the trifle layer. Top with a sprinkle of cacao powder and cacao nibs if desired. Serve chilled.

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