Dairy Free Chocolate and Berry Terrine

This is an exquisite desert using dairy free ingredients. So yummy . . . ! Although chocolate, there will be no guilty feelings eating this after dinner desert.

Related: Healthy No-Bake Fruit Terrine with Berries (Paleo)

Preparation Time: 10 mins, (plus 6 hrs freezing & 10 mins standing time)

Meanings of a Terrine?

The terrine as a cooking bowl or container? Its a deep rectangular, straight-sided dish, usually ceramic, glass or cast iron. It sometimes has a tight-fitting lid. The terrine dish is often in the shape of an animal, detailing contents of the terrine.

The 2nd reference made of a terrine is of the actual food that it’s cooked or served in. The food’s built up in loaf shaped layers of either meat or fish. At times, it can actually contain vegetables, served cold in the terrine that its cooked in or sliced.


500ml dairy free dark chocolate sorbet
500ml dairy free coconut sorbet
500g pkt frozen mixed berries, slightly thawed
1 cup (200g) dairy free coconut yoghurt
1/4 cup mint leaves


Step 1:
*  Grease 10cm x 20cm (base measurement) loaf pan, lining base & sides with baker paper, allowing sides to overhang

Step 2:
*  Place the chocolate sorbet and coconut sorbet in separate bowls, setting aside for 5 minutes to soften slightly

Step 3: (meanwhile)
*  reserve 1 cup of berries in a bowl in freezer
*  place remaining berries in a food processor & process until smooth

Step 4:
*  Spoon HALF the chocolate sorbet into prepared pan and top with SOME (not all) of the berry puree
*  Spoon OVER HALF of the coconut sorbet and top with berry puree
*  Continue layering with the remaining chocolate sorbet, berry puree and coconut sorbet, finishing with chocolate sorbet
*  Smooth its surface
*  Tap pan on bench to remove any air bubbles
*  Cover with foil
*  Place in freezer for 6 hours or until firm

Step 5:
*  Remove terrine from freezer
*  Set aside for 5 mins to soften slightly
* Turn onto serving plate
*  Spoon over the coconut yoghurty and top with reserved berries
*  Sprinkle with mint

Related: Vegan Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake

Energy: 1286 kJ / 308 Cals (15%)
Protein: 4g (8%)
Fat: 15g (21%)
Sat. Fat: 12g (50%)
Sugar: 34g (38%)
Dietary Fibre: 2g (7%)