Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Mexican Fiesta
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Total:
35 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 individual trifle dishes
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 individual trifle dishes
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Spicy Chocolate Tres Leches:
Whipped Cream:

Directions

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Special equipment: 4 individual trifle dishes

For the spicy chocolate tres leches: In a small saucepan, whisk together the half-and-half, unsweetened cocoa powder, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and cayenne pepper. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the coffee liqueur. Cool before using. 

For the whipped cream: Pour the cream into a medium bowl. Using an electric hand mixer, beat the cream until soft peaks form, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the powdered sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and mascarpone. Mix until well combined.

Dip the ladyfingers in the chocolate tres leches. Place 2 to 3 ladyfingers in the bottom of each trifle dish. Top with 1 tablespoon of the chocolate tres leches. Top with 2 tablespoons of the whipped cream mixture, and then a few pieces of mango and raspberries. Repeat the layers and garnish the top of each trifle with fruit pieces. Chill until ready to serve.

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