Recipe: Yummy Custard Trifle

Custard Trifle. From the Syllabub blog at This trifle was delicious and a big hit with everyone! I have tried trifle with instant pudding this beats it hands down.

Custard Trifle Whisk together all ingredients in a heavy saucepan. For those that may not have had trifle before, it's basically a messy no bake dessert comprised of fruit, custard and cake. It's typically considered an English dish, which makes sense as Australians love many classic British desserts, like Eton Mess and Banoffee Pie. You can cook Custard Trifle using 4 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Custard Trifle

  1. Prepare 5 tbsp of strawberry custard powder.
  2. You need 1/2 liter of milk.
  3. It's of Sugar as required.
  4. You need 1 of mix Fruit cocktail canned.

The type of fruits can vary - some use tinned peaches, others use fresh mangos - but I always use berries. Essentially, a trifle needs a sponge cake soaked in sherry (for adults) or fruit juice (for a nonalcoholic version), a thick layer of creamy custard, and a deep layer of lightly whipped fresh cream. The rest is all about personal preference. With my English trifle I substituted shortcake rounds on the bottom soaked w/sherry overnight.

Custard Trifle step by step

  1. Boil 1/2 liter milk into pan.
  2. Dissolve separately custard powder into water..
  3. Dissolve neatly so no lumps can show..
  4. When milk boil,add dissolved custard into milk..
  5. Stir constantly with spoon then add suagr according taste..
  6. Take a serving bowl,add 1 layer of fruits,add custard..
  7. Place it into fridge.
  8. When it becomes chilled add topping of cherries, pineapple & mango..
  9. Custard Trifle is ready to serve..
  10. Eat with joy..

Hot Custard or vanilla pudding cooled then pured on top of the set jello. At this point, your trifle bowl should be a little less than half full. If filling is past that point, hold back a bit on. A trifle is a layered dessert that contains custard, sherry-soaked cake, fruit, jam and whipped cream. What English Trifle Means to Me I have quite a few trifle recipes on this blog, but this English trifle recipe is one that my family has always loved.