English Trifle

English Trifle


Unique recipe makes 10 to 12 servings Change Servings
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  • 1 (sixteen ounce) package deal angel meals cake combine, ready in a loaf pan

  • 1/2 cup cream sherry

  • 1 (10 ounce) jar raspberry jam

  • 1 1/three cups white sugar

  • 2/three cup all-function flour

  • 1/four teaspoon salt

  • four cups milk

  • 10 egg yolks, crushed

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream

  • 1 half cups sliced almonds

  • 12 maraschino cherries

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  • PREP

    30 minutes

  • COOK

    10 minutes


    12 hrs forty minutes

English Trifle


  1. The night time earlier than, slice the cake into 1/2 inch slices and sprinkle with sherry. Cowl calmly so it will not get stale. Let sit in a single day to permit alcohol to evaporate.
  2. To make the pastry cream: Combine sugar, flour and salt collectively within the prime of double boiler. Slowly add milk to type a clean combination. Prepare dinner over low-medium warmth stirring continually till the combination begins to thicken. Slowly pour 1/2 the recent milk combination right into a bowl of the crushed egg yolks, stirring continuously. Then pour all of the combination again into the double boiler and sir till thick. Add butter and vanilla. Chill.
  3. The subsequent day, unfold raspberry jam on prime of sherried cake layers (or ladyfingers). Layer the underside of a bowl with 1/three the cake and pour 1/three of the pastry cream excessive. Sprinkle with nuts. Layer cake, cream and nuts till all the components have been used. Prime the uppermost layer with whipped cream and garnish with maraschino cherries and slivered almonds. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours earlier than serving.


  • Energy
  • 762 kcal
  • 38%
  • Carbohydrates
  • a hundred and one.2 g
  • 33%
  • Ldl cholesterol
  • 284 mg
  • ninety five%
  • Fats
  • 33.5 g
  • fifty two%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 14.2 g
  • 28%
  • Sodium
  • 602 mg
  • 24%

* % Every day Values are based mostly on a 2,000 calorie food regimen.

Recipe by Marc Boyer

“Though this recipe makes use of a little bit of sherry, the alcohol evaporates in a single day. Chances are you’ll merely remove it should you do not look after alcohol. Two bins of custard combine or vanilla pudding combine might be substituted for the pastry cream. Nevertheless, utilizing the pastry cream makes the dessert fairly wealthy!”

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