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Trifle is a kind of dessert which has layers of sponge cake, custard, jelly, fruits and whipped cream. My kids love this sweet dish. I used to serve this layered dessert on special occasions.

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Servings: 10


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  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup custard powder
  • 1 cup normal water
  • sponge cake or Swiss rolls, sliced
  • 1 cup fruit cocktail
  • 1/2 cup Nestle' cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp. sugar


  1. Boil milk and add sugar.
  2. Stir in vanilla essence.
  3. Mix custard powder and water in a bowl and pour into simmering milk. Stir until thickened. Cool.
  4. Spread sponge cake in a dish.
  5. Pour custard over cake.
  6. Beat cream. Add egg yolk and sugar, continue whipping until smooth.
  7. Spread whipped cream over the custard.
  8. Topped with fruit cocktail.
  9. NOTE: If custard powder is not available, cornflour may be used. Just add a pinch of yellow food color. Chopped jellies may be added in this recipe as topping.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 115g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 137  
Calories from Fat 23 17%
Total Fat 2.53g 3%
Saturated Fat 1.36g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Potassium 128mg 4%
Total Carbs 26.76g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
Sugars 25.94g 17%
Protein 2.89g 5%
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  • judee
    September 13, 2011
    This does look like a great dessert for kids... of all ages.
      September 12, 2011
      hi maria, this trifle looked so good i will be trying this very soon and i will get back to u on how tasty it was thank u and have a peaceful day
        September 7, 2011
        This sweet dish is quick to prepare and delish.

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