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Classic Christmas Trifle Recipe

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Classic Christmas Trifle Recipe

This Classic Christmas Trifle Recipe is a dream for all accoasions especially for the Holidays! Very festive and yet easy and quick in preparation.

Classic Christmas Trifle Recipe


2 x packets raspberry jelly crystals (or Mr. Gulaman flavored jelly)
500g small strawberries
250g raspberries
1 cup blueberries
200g sponge cake, cut into 3cm cubes
1/3 cup(80ml) sweet sherry
500g mascarpone cheese
2 x 500g cartons vanilla bean custard
600ml thickened (heavy) cream
2 tbsp icing sugar (confectioners’ sugar)


Follow jelly or gulaman cooking instructions listed in the package directions. Pour jelly or gulaman mixture into a 3 litre (12-cup) glass serving bowl or trifle bowl. Any large glass bowl is feasible.

Slice 250g of the strawberries in half; Arrange sliced strawberries and half of raspverries around the sides of the bowl with jelly. Let it chill for 1 hour or until jelly is firm.

In a another bowl, add cake cubes and drizzle with sherry; slightly toss to coat evenly.

In another bowl, cream mascarpone and custard in a large bowl with hand mixer until soft peaks form. Pour custard mixture over jelly (2nd layer) and smoothen top with spatula. 3rd layer, will be the soaked cake cubes.

In another bowl, beat cream and half the sifted icing sugar until soft peaks form. Transfer cream over cake for the 4th layer.

Garnish trifle with remaining raspberries, strawberries and blueberries on top.

Serve chilled and enjoy!

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