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Custard trifle

Recipe from: 11/15/1995 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 7
Servings 0


  • 500
    instant custard powder
  • 1
    basic sponge cake
  • rum for drizzling
  • fresh fruit in season
  • 250
    white sugar
  • 100
    flaked almonds


Make up custard according to instructions on box. Make a basic sponge cake (use your favourite recipe) and drizzle rum over it, to saturation point. Slice fresh fruit of your choice. PRALINE: Melt the sugar over moderate heat until it melts and turns golden. Working quickly, stir in the flaked almonds. Spread mixture out over oiled baking paper and smooth over as thinly as possible with the back of a spoon. Leave to set. Crack off shards to use in trifle. Starting with rum-soaked sponge, layer ingredients in a dish or in glasses, ending with the fresh fruit topping. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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