Bakewell trifles

Prep: 15 mins No cook


Makes 8
These cherry and almond desserts will really impress your guests. The amaretti biscuits give it a special touch

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per trifle

  • kcal415
  • fat33g
  • saturates14g
  • carbs39g
  • sugars33g
  • fibre1g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 25g crunchy amaretti biscuit
  • 140g Madeira loaf cake
  • ½ x 225g jar cocktail or maraschino cherries, drained, plus extra to serve



    One of the delights of the summer, cherries are much loved for their succulent texture, flavour…

  • 200g cherry compote or jam
  • 2 x 150g pots custard
  • 300ml double cream
  • 3 tbsp toasted flaked almond


  1. Crumble the biscuits and cake, roughly mix and divide between 8 small glasses. Halve the cherries and divide between the trifles, then top with compote or jam.

  2. Beat together the custard and cream, then dollop on top. Scatter over the almonds, add a cherry half to each trifle and chill until ready to serve.

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Comments (1)

jhonclark's picture

Chocolate Mousse Serves:4 (1/2 cup each),10,10
CarbsPerServing:5gm Prep Time:About 15 active time, 1 hr chill time
1 envelope unflavored gelatin 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 eggs, separated 2 cups half & half divided
5 packets sugar substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

How to Prepare:
In medium-size saucepan, mix gelatin and cocoa. In separate bowl,
beat egg yolks with 1 cup half&half. Blend into gelatin mixture. Let
stand 1 minute to soften gelatin. Stir over low heat until gelatin
is completely dissolved, about 5 minutes. Add remaining half&half,
sweetener and vanilla. Pour into large bowl and chill, stirring
occasionally, until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from spoon.
In separate large bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form;
gradually add gelatin mixture and beat until doubled in volume,
about 5 minutes. Chill until mixture is
slightly thickened. Turn into dessert dishes or 1-quart bowl and
chill until set. -

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