Strawberries are in the season. And as much as I can hog down all the possible strawberries in the house in one sitting. The baker aka pastry chef in me awakens and wants to try and make a dessert. Strawberry is the best fruit for desserts according to me. You can make anything and give it that fruit touch by adding strawberry on top or layering it in from mousses to cakes to trifles even chocolate !!!
So I tried something yesterday with three basic and very yummy ingredients. I really dont know what to call this dessert its more of a trifle than a strawberry and cream cup. But instead of cream I have used cream cheese to give it a rich and yummy taste. None the less as it was done and served it got over in 2 minutes !!!
Strawberry & Nutella Trifle
Makes 4 medium size Dessert Glass
Minimum 500g Strawberries
1 packet Philadelphia Cream Cheese
4-5 tablespoon Icing Sugar
5-6 slices of Rusk
Mix the icing sugar with the cream cheese generously until full pasty. For easier mixing let the cream cheese get a bit soft before. If you want your cream cheese filling to be more sweet you can always add more sugar. As the cream cheese will be a bit runny after mixing you can put in the refrigerator for 1 hour or the freezer for 20 minutes.
Apply generous amount of Nutella on the rusk on all the sides. Break the rusk into 4-6 small pieces.
Chop the strawberries and save some whole strawberries for the topping later.
In the dessert glasses put the Nutella covered pieces of rusk. Then layer it with chopped strawberries and a tablespoon or more of cream cheese filling. Repeat it one more time. Keep tapping the glass a bit after every addition.
As the cream cheese filling should be on top. You can slice the saved strawberries and garnish it or else just put whole. Refrigerate till serving minimum 30 mins.