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My mother made a great trifle, my sister made her additions, I made mine, this is it. This may not be the "real" way to make trifle, but it's been our family way for as long as I can remember. This is super quick to assemble if you don't make the custard yourself (sorry mum).

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 0 Min

Total Time : 10 Min


Serves : 8
  • 2 fruit flavored gelatin

  • 400g jam rolls, cut into 1cm slices

  • 3tablespoons orange liqueur (or port, sherry or juice)

  • 440g fruit salad, drained

  • 2 custard

  • 2cups whipped cream


  • Make up the two jellies according to packet directions: allow to chill and set.
  • Line a decorative glass bowl with the slices of jam roll.
  • Sprinkle the jam roll slices with the liqueur.
  • Spread the fruit over this.
  • Spread the custard evenly over this.
  • Spread the cream over this.
  • Take a fork and break up the jelly. Arrange it attractively over the cream.
  • Allow to chill a few hours before serving to let the flavour develop.