A chocolate filled trifle with layers of silky pudding, fudgy brownies and a rich chocolate sauce.
The thing about making brownies is that you usually don’t end up with very many left over afterwards, but if by chance you find yourself with an excess…brownie trifles are the answer.
Of course if I’m being honest I usually end up making an extra pan of brownies to make sure there are enough for both eating and trifle making because there’s really no good reason not to if I’m turning on the oven already.
You’ll be relieved to know that as far as desserts go, this trifle is pretty easy to make. A quick cooking pudding, a batch of these brownies and a super simple chocolate sauce is all you need. It’s all the layers that make trifles both easy and impressive.
Trifles are the sort of dessert you can throw together at the last minute as well, since you can prepare all the parts ahead of time and assemble when you’re ready.
As for the pudding, it’s soft and creamy, not too sweet with just enough chocolate to complement the brownies but not compete with them. You whisk it together in a matter of minutes on the stovetop then stash it away in the fridge until you need it. It has a satiny texture that’s pretty heavenly on its own but even better when layered with chunks of rich fudgy brownies.
The chocolate sauce if you can believe it is even easier, just good quality chocolate and water makes for an amazingly good chocolate sauce!
Now for the brownies, you can just make these triple chocolate brownies as is or add an extra egg to the batter for a richer resulting brownie that’s less fudgy and more truffle-like if you prefer.
Silky, fudgy and rich with layer upon layer of chocolate, this is pretty much everything a chocolate lover like me could ask for in a dessert. Enjoy!
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