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1hr 30min

Custard Trifle is a delightful and visually appealing dessert that consists of layers of creamy custard, sponge cake or ladyfingers, fruits, and whipped cream. This classic dessert is known for its luscious and indulgent taste, making it a perfect choice for special occasions or as a sweet treat after a meal.

Custard trifle is a delightful dessert that is sure to impress your guests with its beautiful layers and delicious combination of flavors


5 Servings
  • 1 1/2cup
  • 1/3cup
  • 1 1/2tbsp
    Custard Powder
  • 150g
    - 200 gm Sponge Cake
  • 1cup
    mix fruits of your choice
  • Whipped cream for decoration
  • Packet of jelly


  1. To make Custard firstly boil the milk.

  2. Mix custard powder in 1/4 cup cold milk and add to the boiled milk. Mix continuously. Add sugar. When it starts to boil again switch of the gas. Let it cool.

  3. To make jelly read the instructions on the jelly packet. let it set in the fridge.

  4. Start by placing a layer of sponge cake at the bottom of a glass trifle dish. Ensure that the cake cover the entire surface.

  5. Add a layer of fruits on top of the custard, ensuring they cover the entire surface.

  6. Pour Jelly on top of the fruit and cake layer. Now pour a generous amount of custard over the cake, covering it entirely. Spread the custard evenly using a spoon or spatula.

  7. Repeat the layers by adding another layer of cake, followed by custard and fruits. Continue layering until you reach the top of the dish.

  8. Finish the trifle by spreading a layer of whipped cream on top. You can use a piping bag for an elegant presentation or simply spread it with a spatula.

  9. Refrigerate the custard trifle for a few hours or overnight to allow the flavors to meld and the cake to absorb the custard.

  10. Once chilled, your custard trifle is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it by scooping portions into individual bowls or glasses, making sure to get a bit of each layer in every spoonful.

Tips & Tricks

  1. You can replace cake with any digestive cookies. It also taste good.

  2. You can add seasonal fruits also but canned fruits goes well with this recipe.

Avneet Anand
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Avneet Anand


Hi all, I’m Avneet Anand! My unending love for all things edible has taken me on a beautiful culinary journey. Exploring, experimenting and creating ... Read More