On our wedding anniversay my husband and I went for a walk by the creek. When we came across some huge blackberry bushes we couldn’t resist picking some.
On our anniversay we always cook each other a special meal. My husband cooks the starter and main course, while I cook the dessert. This year I didn’t have much time to plan ahead and decided to make chocolate trifle, which is a favourite of both or ours and I could include our freshly picked blackberries.
When it came to prepare the dessert it had gotten late and it coincided with trying to put Baby G to bed, I didn’t have time to make a proper trifle so I made these little individual ‘mock’ trifles – something I came up with there and then. They turned out to be totally delicious and much quicker so I am recommending this recipe to you.
These measurements are approximate, they filled the two small champagne glasses I decided to serve them in (add more of less accordingly)
- 100g blackberries
- 2tsp sugar
- 2 trifle sponges
- 150g custard
- 50g chocolate (or more if you love chocolate!)
- Gently heat the blackberries with the sugar until they are soft and slightly liquid.
- Place the trifle sponge in the bottom of glass/dish, you may need to cut the sponge to fit.
- Pour the blackberry mixture over the sponge and leave to soak in
- Break chocolate into small pieces and place in microwave proof bowl with custard, heat on a low temperature for 30 seconds at a time stirring until chocolate has completely melted and mixed with custard.
- Pour chocolate custard over sponges and place in fridge for custard to set.
Check out the romantic setting: