• Serves 8
  • 6 hours
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 8 Ingredients


A deliciously decadent alternative to the traditional trifle

Ingredients (serves 8)

  • 250g Sponge finger biscuits
  • 1/4 cup Baileys Irish Whiskey
  • 400 g White cooking chocolate
  • 8 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp Vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tbs caster sugar
  • 180 ml thickened cream, whipped to soft peaks
  • 1 punnet strawberries


  1. Place the sponge finger biscuits in the base of a large serving bowl. Drizzle evenly with Baileys (if 1/4 is not enough use another 1/4 cup) until top of biscuits are soaked. Place chocolate in a microwave-proof bowl and melt in microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring regularly. Pour chocolate into a large mixing bowl and allow to cool for 10 min.
  2. Beat yolks with electric mixer until pale, add vanilla and stir vigorously into cooled chocolate. In a separate bowl, add egg whites and sugar and whisk to soft peaks. Gently fold egg whites into the chocolate mixture, followed by whipped cream.
  3. Pour the mousse over the biscuits and chill for 5 hr or overnight. Once set you can top with the strawberries, however if you wish for it to keep for longer you may choose to add the berries to each individual serve as the berries don't stay nice after a couple of days in the fridge.

  • Wow. This looks so delicious. Bit fiddly for me to make though


  • Sounds quite nice, thanks for sharing.


  • This is great for any parties.Very welcoming dessert for everyone.


  • Sounds like an easy enough recipie for maximal taste. Will have to try


  • Looks so delicious, what about dark chocolate mousse trifle, think that would be amazing.


  • This looks very delicious!


  • Ooh, this looks and sounds delicious. Clearly a special occasion dessert for me, but yum, one I’d be a fan of.


  • I’m sure my husband and some of my friends would like this


  • Sounds good and very sweet and decadent thanks will be trying this


  • This looks so good and the added Bailey’s a dessert for us Mum’s once the kids are asleep!


  • Oh so lovely. My family is going to admire his so much and specially my son. Omg gorgeous!


  • yummy! thanks for the recipe my kids are going to love this. !!!


  • This is certainly very decadent, cheers.


  • What a lovely looking dish, especially for those times when you have to bring a dessert to a party but I’d definitely be using gelatine instead of the eggs though.


  • Looks delicious and sounds delicious but I think white chocolate is a tad too sweet, I’d go dark chocolate-but it wouldn’t look so pretty!


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