Eggnog trifle with rows of orange segments and meringue topping

Trifle recipes

33 Recipes

Fruit, cream, custard, sponge... What's not to love about this traditional layered dessert?

Eggnog trifle

5

(4 ratings)

A classic Christmas drink and a favourite English pudding combined, this is the ultimate party dessert to feed a crowd, serve chilled from the fridge
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • A challenge

Très alcohol trifle

3

(1 rating)

This boozy trifle is the perfect end to supper for friends, with layers of amaretto-drenched amaretti biscuits, Armagnac-soaked prunes and Marsala-whipped cream
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Classic trifle

4.5

(16 ratings)

Christmas celebrations are not complete without a trifle and this recipe is guaranteed to be the crown jewels of the table
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Chocolate brownie trifle

4.666665

(15 ratings)

A naughty chocolate version of a traditional trifle, and so easy to make. Layer chocolate brownies, custard, Irish cream liqueur and whipped cream for an indulgent treat
  • Easy

Yorkshire parkin & blackberry trifle

4.2

(5 ratings)

Turn a traditional Bonfire Night treat of freshly baked parkin into James Martin's irresistible layered dinner party dessert that can be assembled early and chilled until serving
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Eton mess trifle

0

(0 ratings)

Layer a quintessentially British pudding with sherry-steeped strawberries, meringue and cream then top with flaked almonds
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Mary’s royal cherry trifle

5

(6 ratings)

Mary Berry whips up a creamy, fruity pudding studded with almond amaretti biscuits and smothered in kirsch and custard
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Banoffee trifles

4.666665

(6 ratings)

A trifle cheating will still impress your friends with this made-in-moments banoffee pud
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Bakewell trifles

5

(1 rating)

These cherry and almond desserts will really impress your guests. The amaretti biscuits give it a special touch
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Trifle cheesecake

4.454545

(11 ratings)

Two dessert classics are transformed into one unbeatable dish. The set custard layer and raspberry jelly topping make it a real showstopper
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Glam trifle slice

4.923075

(13 ratings)

Everyone's favourite layered dessert gets a smart makeover - custard, raspberry, jelly and cream in a neat terrine
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Baileys banana trifles

4.666665

(21 ratings)

A quick and impressive make-ahead dessert with Baileys for grown-ups, or use extra toffee sauce for kids
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Zabaglione trifle slice

4.875

(16 ratings)

This dish is inspired by trifle and tiramisu, taking some of the best elements of each
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Black Forest trifle

4.53125

(32 ratings)

James Martin's indulgent trifle won't keep you in the kitchen for long but will impress guests at your next get-together...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb fool trifle

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This is a lovely way to use rhubarb and makes a great centre piece for a party
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Tilly's trifle

5

(2 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's traditional trifle is the perfect treat to satisfy the whole family.
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Almond & apricot trifles

3.5

(2 ratings)

Ready in just ten minutes, this simple trifle recipe is the perfect end to a traditional Sunday roast
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Really easy apricot & amaretti cream

4.57143

(7 ratings)

A cross between a trifle and tiramisu, this really is simple to do. Roast apricots with orange, then layer up with mascarpone and custard for an indulgent dessert
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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