Pear and Chocolate Trifle

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By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 6 individual sponge cakes
  • 6 halves of dessert or canned pears


Place sponge cakes neatly in a glass dish or individual dishes. Drain pears and place, rounded side uppermost, on top of the sponge cakes. Make the sauce: melt the fat in a saucepan; add cocoa, and stir well in. Add flour, mix well, and gradually mix in the milk. Soak the gelatine in the water and heat to dissolve. Bring the milk mixture to the boil, stirring all the time to keep it smoo