Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Dark Chocolate Orange Trifle

It is Dessert Wars time again!! This month we had to come up with a recipe using
dark chocolate and hearts in honor of Valentine's Day. We don't love
dark chocolate so this one was a bit of a challenge for us...
but turned out great, you get a bite of the chocolate cake, smooth chocolate glaze
and top it off with a creamy orange mousse!!

We started with a Dark Chocolate Pound Cake from epicurious.com.
The recipes will also be posted on the printable link! Very moist.... if you are a dark chocolate lover, this is a must try!Make the chocolate glaze as well (sorry, I didn't get a picture of that!)to drizzle in the layers of your trifle.

Make your white chocolate orange mousse... whisk together milk and white chocolate
pudding mix. Add cool whip and orange zest! So easy! Love the white chocolate and orange together! Yum!


Starting layering.... cake, broken into chunks, drizzle of chocolate glaze, orange mousse and repeat until you end with mousse.

Top with a chocolate dipped orange and Enjoy!!



Dessert Wars


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23 comments:

  1. Yum! I love trifles!!! Good luck with the challenge!!!

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  2. This looks to die for!!! I love dark chocolate and orange together.

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  3. Hi there
    I just found your blog and it's lovely! You've got fab recipes.
    Count me as your newest follower!

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  4. just gorgeous, orange and chocolate are so good together!

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  5. What a pretty dessert. I love how you made a white chocolate orange mousse! :)

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  6. Gorgeous Creation! I love the chocolate dipped orange slice...the perfect finishing touch. Yum!

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  7. Ooh, yum! That looks fantastic!

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  8. This looks delicious. Good Luck!

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  9. Thanks for dropping by my blog. Love this trifle, am sure my other half will enjoy it....mmmm

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  10. Saw your dessert on dessert wars blog. It divine and I haven't made a trifle in some time so looking forward to this recipe! I'm a new follower and hope to stay in touch.
    XO
    Jessica
    www.kitchenbelleicious.com
    www.belleiciouskids.com

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  11. Dessert Wars? How fun!!! I hope you win Holly.

    Laura

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  12. This looks wonderful! Love that it has orange in it with the chocolate.

    I'd love to have you share this recipe on my Sweet Tooth Friday linky! http://alli-n-son.com/2011/02/24/cream-cheese-brownies/

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  13. beautiful dessert. That white chocolate orange mousse looks amazing.

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  14. Good luck! I love trifles - always yummy with cake and your mousse sounds Uh-Mazing!

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  15. Cute hearts! Trifles are fantastic!

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  16. What a beautiful dessert. There is something fey and quite lovable about an event called Dessert Wars. I hope you win. In the meantime have a great evening. Blessings...Mary

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  17. This chocolate orange trifle looks beautiful and delicious!

    I'm hosting the Culinary Smackdown Battle for March--the theme is Cookies. Would you like to join in for the fun? It doesn' have to be a new post on your blog. You can pick your favorite cookie from your previous post too. All you have to do is link up your cookie creation. I have some great prizes waiting. Hope to see your entry soon!

    Amy
    http://utry.it/2011/03/culinary-smackdown-battlecookies.html

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  18. Your trifle looks insanely good! I love the orange mousse! Thanks for entering it in Dessert Wars!

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  19. Congratulations to both of you! I'm new here, but several things caught my eye. The Almond Roca Cake is a must try...this weekend for sure. What a delightful giveaway too. Thanks for the chance to win ;D

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  20. This looks so elegant and sounds so tasty. This must definitely catch people's attention when you serve it for dessert. Thanks for linking this up to Sweets for a Saturday.

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