Layered trifle in glass dish

Christmas trifle recipes

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

4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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

1 hr and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
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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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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
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
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
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
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
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Vegetarian
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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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
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
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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
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