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  • Makes 1
  • 5 hours
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 9 Ingredients

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A traditional British trifle.


Ingredients (makes 1 Trifle)

  • 1 packet Red jelly crystals
  • 150 mls Sherry or Madeira
  • 250 grams Madeira cake
  • 600 mls Pouring custard
  • 1 punnett Strawberries, halved
  • 1 440 mls can Apricot halves
  • 50 grams Milk chocolate
  • 300 mls Pouring cream
  • 1/4 cup Chopped slivered almonds

Method

  1. Make up the jelly following the instructions on the packet. Place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours to set.
  2. Cut the cake into small chunks and soak in the Madeira or sherry.
  3. Assemble the trifle, by layering the cake around the base of the bowl.
  4. Then add a layer of jelly, strawberries, apricots and then custard. Repeat with the cake again and the other layers until finished.
  5. Whip the double cream with an electric hand whisk until it is firm but still floppy. Use cream for the final layer and decorate with some strawberries, and nuts.

  • A classic dessert to enjoy,it look’s amazing! Thanks!

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  • Thanks for this recipe for trifle – fond memories of childhood trifle!

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  • Thanks for sharing! This looks delicious!

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  • i love trifle and strawberry…so combining them together i cant wait to try this out!

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  • Yum! This is a family fave for us!

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  • This looks really nice. We love trifle in our house. My recipe is similar to this.

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  • This looks great, thank you very much for the recipe :)

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  • also thanks for posting this

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  • Wow, what a trifle. Looks super impressive!

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  • my kids love trifle
    great post

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  • yum this looks really tasty!

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  • I make a big trifle every Christmas, no fruit – love the strawberries in yours.

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  • Oh yeah! I have a soft spot for a good trifle.

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  • your trifle is awesome, perfect for a huge party, would be a hit with all, thanks for sharing

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  • A great reminder to make trifle. My kids love it and I have not made it in ages.

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