Layered trifle in glass dish

Christmas trifle recipes

13 Recipes

Make our festive trifles for an impressive finish to your Christmas dinner. Featuring yuletide flavours like chocolate orange, eggnog and Black Forest.

Retro trifle

0

(0 ratings)

Take trifle to the next level for the festive season. Make the jelly with raspberries and enrich the custard with clotted cream for ultra indulgence
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate orange-tini trifle

0

(0 ratings)

Cross a Mississippi mud pie with a marmalade martini and the result is this grown-up Christmas trifle. It makes a wonderful indulgent end to a festive menu
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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

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

Black Forest trifle

4.545455

(33 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

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

Baileys banana trifles

4.636365

(22 ratings)

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

Christmas pudding trifle

5

(5 ratings)

Use leftover Christmas pudding to rustle up this speedy and sumptuously creamy trifle with Grand Marnier-steeped oranges
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

White chocolate trifle

4.2

(5 ratings)

Love trifle? This white chocolate custard and passion fruit combination is really something special – the perfect dessert for a celebration...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

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

Raspberry & coconut trifle cake

4.8

(5 ratings)

This towering beauty will make the perfect sweet centrepiece for a buffet, or a lighter option if you’re not into Christmas pudding
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

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
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