Blackberry Brownie Trifle

I think we can all agree that everything tastes better in a mason jar. For The Rose Table en Blanc, I wanted something that was easily portable and that could be served chilled. Mini Blackberry Brownie Trifles were the perfect solution! I hope you love this as much as my guests and I did.

Blackberry Brownie Trifle | The Rose Table

Photography by Katie Nixon Photography + my iPhone.

Blackberry Brownie Trifle | The Rose TableBlackberry Brownie Trifle
Brownies, see recipe below
Whipped cream, see recipe below

Blackberry sauce, see recipe below

  1. Cut brownies into cubes. Layer brownies, blackberry sauce, and whipped cream in mason jars, ending with whipped cream. Garnish with a fresh mint spring.

Blackberry Brownie Trifle | The Rose Table

3/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup dark cocoa powder
3 large farm fresh eggs
3/4 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a 9″ x 13″ pan with parchment paper. Grease the parchment.
  3. Stir together the melted butter, sugar, and salt.
  4. Whisk in the cocoa powder.
  5. Add the eggs one at a time, beating until well-incoproated.
  6. Mix in the flour and baking powder.
  7. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  8. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool completely in the pan.
Blackberry Brownie Trifle | The Rose Table
Whipped cream, blackberry sauce, brownies ready to be turned into a trifle.
Whipped Cream
1-1/2 cups whipping cream
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

  1. Chill beaters and glass bowl for an hour.
  2. Pour whipping cream into bowl and beat until the cream starts to thicken.
  3. Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract. beat until soft peaks form. The powdered sugar will stabilize the whipped cream for several days.

Blackberry Sauce
12 oz blackberries
1/4 cup granulated sugar

2 Tbsp chopped mint
Splash vanilla extract

  1. Combine blackberries, sugar, and torn mint leaves. Smash blackberries with a fork. Stir in a splash of vanilla. Let sit for 30-45 minutes.
Blackberry Brownie Trifle | The Rose Table
Blackberry sauce before smashing the berries.

Blackberry Brownie Trifle | The Rose Table

This recipe was created for my Le Diner en Blanc-inspired dinner party. Read more about The Rose Table en Blanc here.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. MAHALA says:

    This sounds amazing! Love how you’ve used cute jars.

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