Drunken Strawberry White Chocolate Trifle
|Cake loaf||1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/2 inch squares|
|White chocolate||12 Ounce, chopped|
|Whipping cream||12 Ounce (1.5 cups)|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce|
|Powdered sugar||3 Tablespoon|
|Strawberries||1⁄2 Pound, sliced|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Rum||3 Tablespoon (or more :))|
Combine strawberries, sugar and rum in a bowl and let sit for a minimum of 2 hours, preferably overnight
In a double boiler, combine ¼ cup whipping cream and white chocolate. Stir until melted and smooth.
In a large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese until creamy.
Add white chocolate mixture to cream cheese and mix until well combined
In a separate bowl (preferably with high sides) whip the remaining 1 ¼ cup whipping cream for about 1 minute using an electric mixer.
Slice the vanilla bean in half and using a knife run the edges along the vanilla bean skin to take out the vanilla. Add it to the whipping cream mixture with the powder sugar
Continue to beat for 1 more minute or until whipped and fluffy