Fresh Fruit Trifle

    4 hours 15 mins

    Use the fruits of choice- mangoes, raspberries, bananas- for this delish dessert of cake soaked in custard.

    10 people made this

    Serves: 18 

    • 2 bananas, sliced
    • 4 tablespoons orange juice
    • 1 packet sponge cake
    • 4 tablespoons Cointreau
    • 500g vanilla custard
    • 700g raspberry jelly, cut into small, thin slices
    • 450g strawberries, hulled and quartered
    • 225g blueberries

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:4hr  ›  Ready in:4hr15min 

    1. Combine bananas with orange juice (this will help stop the banana from going brown).
    2. Arrange the trifle sponges in the base of a serving bowl to form an even layer, cutting to size if necessary. Sprinkle the sponge with half the Cointreau. Pour half the vanilla custard evenly over the sponge. Layer with half the jelly, then half the bananas, strawberries and blueberries in the bowl. Repeat these layers starting with another layer of sponge, then cover and chill until serving.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. Fresh mangoes, passionfruit, strawberries, pineapple; a sponge from Coles, Aeroplane Jelly-red and some commercial vanilla custard. Easy and excellent!!  -  25 Dec 2008  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    This is a great trifle so easy to make. I added raspberries instead of strawberries, added a little meringue crumbled over the fruit, used 2 cartons of custard instead of one. Also used Apricot brandy instead of Cointreau because it is much cheaper.  -  25 Jun 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    fantastic to get them eat fruit.  -  04 Jul 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)