Festive chocolate and orange trifle

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Chocolate and orange trifles

This layered fruity trifle adds a festive feel to a dinner party

10 minutes

Serves 2

Sarah Drabble

Recipe by: Sarah Drabble | Healthy You Editor

You CAN have a happy, healthy Christmas – all our festive recipes sparkle with deliciousness but are made with nutritious ingredients. Great for celebrating!

Sarah Drabble

Recipe by: Sarah Drabble | Healthy You Editor

You CAN have a happy, healthy Christmas – all our festive recipes sparkle with deliciousness but are made with nutritious ingredients. Great for celebrating!

Ingredients

  • 1 x 298g can mandarin segments in fruit juice
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free vanilla yoghurt
  • ½ tablespoon half-fat creme fraiche
  • 2–3 drops almond essence
  • Zest ½ orange
  • 1 tablespoon mandarin juice (from can)
  • 10g dark chocolate (70% cocoa), grated
  • 2 amarretti biscuits, crushed

CALORIES: 125

FAT: 4.2g

5 A DAY: 1

SALT: 0g

SUGAR: 19.2g

Method

  1. Drain the juice from the mandarins into a bowl and set aside.
  2. Put the vanilla yoghurt, creme fraiche, almond essence, orange zest, one tablespoon of mandarin juice and most of the grated chocolate into a bowl, and mix thoroughly.
  3. Set four mandarin segments aside for decoration. Into two individual serving glasses, layer the mandarin segments, crushed amarretti biscuit and the yoghurt mix.
  4. Decorate with the remaining mandarin segments and chocolate and chill until ready to serve.

Top tip

Try to pick a variety of fat-free vanilla yoghurt that contains less than 8g sugar per 100g. Alternatively, swap it for low-fat natural yoghurt with 3 drops of vanilla extract.

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