Eggnog trifle with rows of orange segments and meringue topping

Trifle recipes

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

4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
A challenge
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star 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
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake your own homemade sponge make this trifle extra special. With gooseberry purée and elderflower cordial, it's full of summer flavours

1 hr and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
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22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
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6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This show-stopping cheesecake makes an impressive ending to any dinner party, buffet or barbecue. Prepare up to a day in advance.

25 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Mary Berry whips up a creamy, fruity pudding studded with almond amaretti biscuits and smothered in kirsch and custard

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Two dessert classics are transformed into one unbeatable dish. The set custard layer and raspberry jelly topping make it a real showstopper

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
16 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Everyone's favourite layered dessert gets a smart makeover - custard, raspberry, jelly and cream in a neat terrine

1 hr and 40 mins
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22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This dish is inspired by trifle and tiramisu, taking some of the best elements of each

1 hr and 30 mins
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37 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

The perfect end to a Boxing Day banquet, John Torode's dessert combines an Italian classic with British seasonal fruit

3 hrs
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3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This is a lovely way to use rhubarb and makes a great centre piece for a party

1 hr and 5 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay's traditional trifle is the perfect treat to satisfy the whole family.

1 hr and 15 mins
A challenge
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A layered no-cook dessert with a touch of passion (fruit)

25 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Taste the essence of summer with berry & elderflower trifle

5 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try making double the amount of fruit and oatmeal, and serving for breakfast with yogurt

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A twist on the Scottish classic, with crunchy flapjack-style toasted oats

42 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen discovers a lighter way to serve this ever-popular dessert

1 hr
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