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Christmas trifle recipes

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

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  • Retro trifle in dessert glass

    Retro trifle

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 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

  • Chocolate orange-tini trifle served in a trifle dessert glass

    Chocolate orange-tini trifle

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Layered fruit trifle in a glass bowl

    Classic trifle

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

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

  • Eggnog trifle 2016

    Eggnog trifle

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Black Forest trifle

    Black Forest trifle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.42 ratings

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

  • Dish of chocolate trifle with whipped cream

    Chocolate brownie trifle

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.28 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

  • Apple, raspberry & whisky trifle in a trifle glass

    Apple, raspberry & whisky trifle

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Indulge in this magnificent trifle with grown-up apple, raspberry and whisky flavours. Perfect for a party, prepare it the day before to enhance the flavours

  • Christmas pudding trifle

    Christmas pudding trifle

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Baileys banana trifles

    Baileys banana trifles

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.22 ratings

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

  • Cherry and chocolate trifle on plate

    Iced chocolate and cherry trifle

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    This extra-special chocolate and cherry trifle is the ultimate decadent dessert for a crowd. This clever recipe is simple to make but looks impressive

  • 2 white chocolate trifles in serving glasses

    White chocolate trifle

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Love trifle? This white chocolate custard and passion fruit combination is really something special – the perfect dessert for a celebration

  • Christmas pear & chocolate tiramisu trifle

    Christmas pear & chocolate tiramisu trifle

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Bakewell trifles

    Bakewell trifles

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Raspberry & coconut trifle cake

    Raspberry & coconut trifle cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    This towering beauty will make the perfect sweet centrepiece for a buffet, or a lighter option if you’re not into Christmas pudding

  • Mary’s royal cherry trifle

    Mary’s royal cherry trifle

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Glam trifle slice

    Glam trifle slice

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.17 ratings

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

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