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ultimate trifle please, and not getting into jelly debate

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Mulledandmerry Wed 26-Dec-12 17:41:14

Having spent Christmas ill on the sofa i am planning to redeem myself tomorrow with a spectacular trifle! Ideas i make my own custard from scratch? I will accept jelly and no jelly versions...which fruit..any roll..sponge..madeira..sprinkles! Please enhance my life with your ideas!

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Wed 26-Dec-12 19:07:36

No jelly.

Sponge cake
Douse with port.
Layer with raspberries
More port
Custard (I use the 'posh' ready made stuff from the fridge aisle)
Whipped cream
Make a syrup from port and sugar. Cool. Drizzle over the cream.
Top with toasted flaked almonds.

BellaVita Wed 26-Dec-12 19:13:31

Will you all shirrup about bloody trifle.

I sooooo want some.


PeppermintCream Wed 26-Dec-12 19:27:38

I do the same as Remus. Maybe use Madeira instead of port and just the smallest sprinkle of grated dark chocolate over the almonds -yum!

brightwell Thu 27-Dec-12 10:09:13

I do the same as Remus......but I slice trifle sponges & spread rasp jam on them, chuck raspberries & a shake of icing sugar to sweeten. Douse with raspberry liqueur, cover with ready made custard, then the whipped cream & flaked almonds & sometimes I chuck pomegranite on the top as well.

moondog Thu 27-Dec-12 10:11:07

Home made sponge cake-slightly stale is best.
Slice and sprinkle with sherry.
Use liquid from 3 cans of raspberries and mix with gelatine, then add to fruit again, adding chopped walnuts.
Goes on top of sponge.
Cooled home made custard.
Whipped cream
Toasted almonds

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