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Line the bottom of a bowl with sponge cake

  • 170g store-bought sponge cake/fingers
  • 200g strawberries
  • 1 packet strawberry jelly
  • 300ml whipping cream
  • 500g Ambrosia Devon Custard
3.5/5 (219 Votes)


This dessert should be called Suicide is Painless! I made this in a trifle bowl as shown, but I think I would use ...

  • 1 chocolate cake mix (and ingredients to make cake)
  • 1 large container cool whip
  • 1 large box instant chocolate pudding mix (and milk to make pudding)
  • 1 box Reese's pieces
  • 1 large package Kit Kat bar
  • 1 bag Mini Reese's peanut butter cups
  • Chocolate Syrup
3.3/5 (128 Votes)


Each serving contains: calories: 346 sugar: 20g Fat: 23g Saturates: 13g Salt: 0

  • For the sponge fingers
  • 1 egg
  • 45g caster sugar
  • 60g plain flour
  • For the custard
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 300ml milk
  • Seeds of a vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste
  • For the trifle
  • 250g Sweet Eve strawberries
  • 200ml double cream
  • 2 tbsps caster sugar
4.1/5 (41 Votes)

English Trifle

English Trifle Blogger Recipe

By Vineetha Sush, Ruchi

A classic English trifle, so easy to assemble and all you need to cook is some home -made custard


This recipe uses ready made custard and cake, leaving you time to make some homemade jelly with berries and apple j...

  • For the base
  • 500g/1lb 2oz frozen summer fruit (raspberries
  • blackberries
  • strawberries
  • blackcurrants and redcurrants work well)
  • 50g/2oz caster sugar
  • or more to taste
  • 2 tbsp blackcurrant or raspberry liqueur (cassis or Chambord)
  • 500ml/18fl oz cloudy apple juice
  • 5 sheets leaf gelatine
  • 250g/9oz madiera cake
  • For the custard
  • 250g/9oz mascarpone
  • 500ml/18floz ready-made vanilla custard
  • For the topping
  • 300ml/½ pint whipping cream
  • handful toasted almonds or hazelnuts
  • to serve
4/5 (64 Votes)


Caramel Mousse: Place chilled heavy cream in a bowl and using a whisk or a hand held mixer on medium speed or me...

  • Caramel Mousse:
  • 1 cup cold heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus caramel (recipe follows)
  • Caramel Sauce:
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons of heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoons of kosher salt
  • Apple Crumble:
  • ½ cup diced fresh apples
  • ½ cup apple chips
  • ½ cup crumbled granola
3/5 (120 Votes)


Yummy fruity trifle with a Swiss roll base with a fruit and custard filling with whipped cream as a topping and gra...

  • 1 Swiss roll
  • 1 tin of fruit
  • 1 quick gel packet
  • 3 level tbsp corn flour
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • Grated chocolate to decorate
  • 500ml milk
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • 300ml double or whipping cream
3.5/5 (10 Votes)


alternative to trifle

  • low fat Greek yoghurt (you can also use fat fee quark if you prefer or thick yoghurt)
  • a pack of jelly
  • granola or any breakfast cereal
  • artificial sweeter
  • vanilla flavouring
2.9/5 (14 Votes)


You can attempt to make the custard yourself, but (especially if your name is Beatrix) I would recommend saving you...

  • 135g jelly tablet (raspberry flavour)
  • 8 trifle sponges
  • 2tbsp jam (strawberry/raspberry)
  • 1 punnet blackberries (~200g) [Alternatively; go blackberry picking! :D]
  • 1 tin of custard
  • 300ml whipping cream
  • 4-5tbsp granulated sugar
  • (sprinkles)
2/5 (1 Votes)

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