Easy Fruit Trifle

    4 hours 15 minutes

    An easy trifle using custard powder, jelly and tinned fruit cocktail. You can make this dessert in no time.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 1 packet jam sponge rollettes, sliced thickly
    • 410g can fruit cocktail or fruit salad, drained
    • 1 sachet fruit flavoured jelly
    • 2 tablespoons custard powder
    • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 100ml milk

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:4hours  ›  Ready in:4hours15min 

    1. Place the sponge in a glass serving bowl; cover with the tinned fruit. Prepare jelly according to package instructions and pour over fruit and sponge. Refrigerate until set about an hour.
    2. Combine the custard powder and sugar in a small saucepan; stir in milk. Stir over low heat until thick. Cool 15 minutes. Pour over sponge and jelly mixture. Refrigerate for 3 hours before serving. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

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    Hi Karen Excellent trifle. Exactly like my mother-in-law's. Now I don't have to ask her to make it anymore...plus she would never give me the recipe. I guess that's a mother-in-law thing!!! Thanks again PS My husband thanks you too!  -  29 Sep 2008


    This trifle is tasty!  -  29 Sep 2008


    Could i use carton custard instead or even strawberry blamanche??xx(like this comment if you can use either)  -  22 Jan 2013  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)