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Rhubarb, apple & ginger crunch trifle

Rhubarb, apple & ginger crunch trifle

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

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

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal634
fat40g
saturates22g
carbs67g
sugars48g
fibre4g
protein7g
low insalt0.53g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oatmeal, ground ginger and half the sugar in a non-stick frying pan until the sugar starts to caramelise and the oatmeal toasts, stirring often. Tip onto non-stick baking paper to cool, then break into crumbly nuggets. Make up to 2 days ahead and keep in an airtight container.

  • STEP 2

    Put the apples in a large saucepan, then add the chopped ginger, 50ml water and remaining caster sugar. Bring to a simmer, then gently cook for about 7 mins, adding the rhubarb halfway through, until both are softened, but not mushy. Add more sugar to taste, if you like, then leave to cool. Make up to 1 day ahead and keep in the fridge.

  • STEP 3

    Lightly whip the cream and fold half of it into the custard. Line the base of a large serving bowl with cake, sprinkle over the wine, then spoon over the fruit, draining off any excess juice. Add a layer of the oatmeal, cover with the custard, then finish with the rest of the cream, slivered ginger and oatmeal. Best assembled shortly before serving. Each element can be made the day before, then layered up when ready to eat.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2008

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Rating: 5 out of 5.2 ratings
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