Easy Christmas Desserts

Christmas is about bonding with your loved ones, celebrating the meaning of the holiday and of course eating! 😛 I love my desserts, but I always struggle to find easy recipes. Thanks to Staffords, I’m going to be a pro in the kitchen. 😉


Cheat’s Decadent trifle

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Chilling time: 4 hours

1 box of staffords chocolate mousse dessert

4 mini swiss rolls

1 punnet raspberries

80g chocolate, shaved

Mint to serve

  1. Whip up the chocolate mousse according to pack instructions.
  2. Slice the mini swiss rolls and pack them into the bottom of dessert glasses.
  3. Arrange a layer of raspberries onto the swiss roll.
  4. Top the raspberries with the chocolate mousse. Place into the refrigerator to set for 4 hours.
  5. To serve; arrange the chocolate shavings, extra raspberries and mint on top and serve immediately.

chocolate mousse

Crème brulee puffs with spun sugar

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Setting time: 4 hours

1 box staffords crème brulee

16 small choux puffs

125ml white sugar

50ml water

Mint and pearl dragees to serve

  1. Make the crème brulee according to pack instructions and allow to set in the refrigerator.
  2. To serve; Pipe or spoon the crème mixture into the choux puffs.
  3. In a small saucepan, heat the water and sugar until it caramelizes, either dip each puff into the caramel or pull the caramel with a fork to form spun sugar. Top with fresh mint and pearl dragees.



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