Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Brownie Trifle


This recipe for a dairy-free and gluten-free brownie trifle is a “sweet” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Carole Gagnon. To qualify, she uses 8 ingredients or less, including Almond Plus Protein Almond Milk by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Brownie Trifle

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeFor more details about the recipe contest, see this post: https://www.godairyfree.org/news/march-recipe-madness-contest

Special Diet Notes & Options: Dairy-Free Brownie Trifle

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian. It can also be vegan and egg-free, but for all special diet needs, use caution when selecting and preparing the brownies, to ensure that they fit your restrictions. Many gluten-free mixes do call for eggs, which may be hard to substitute. Though there are gluten-free and vegan/egg-free brownie mixes available, such as Wholesome Chow and Cherrybrook Kitchen, if needed.

If you don’t require a gluten-free brownie trifle, then you can substitute your favorite vegan brownie mix in this recipe.

Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Brownie Trifle
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
  1. Bake the brownies according to the package directions, using almond milk rather than water.
  2. Blend the cashews and water in a food processor or high power blender until thoroughly ground/pureed.
  3. Whip the chilled coconut in a bowl, using a whisk or hand mixer, for about 1 minute.
  4. In a large trifle dish, layer each component in the following order: brownies broken into pieces, pudding, bananas, grounded cashews, brownie, pudding, strawberries and finish with whip coconut milk.
For the coconut cream, take 1 cup of the thick cream from So Delicious Dairy Free Original Culinary Coconut Milk. Chill if needed to firm up.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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