Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Trifle Pudding

Trifle is an English dessert, prepared with custard milk and cake,  fruits  that are layered. The dessert is very refreshing and a perfect dessert for a party gatherings and just for your own self too. 

Ingredients
1 medium plain sponge cake (store bought)
16 oz  container of cool whip cream ( preferably light )
1 packet raspberry jelly
1 packet ready vanilla pudding mix
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 small can pineapple slices ( in syrup)
1 cup whole milk
1 cup fresh strawberries sliced into halves.
1/2 cup Blue berries (optional)


Trifle Pudding







Method:
1. Using  instructions, given on the pudding mix box, prepare custard by heating 1 cup milk on low to medium heat,add pudding mix contents ,stir continuously for 4 to 5 minutes, until the milk thickens and custard forms. Add 1/4 tspn of vanilla extract. Cool and  refrigerate for an hour.
 2. To prepare Jelly , heat 2 cups of water ,as it begins to boil, lower  heat and start adding  contents from jelly packet,stir and pour into a glass bowl, allow to cool before keeping in the refrigerator to form jelly.
 (You can use a flavour of your choice for Jelly, but since we are using strawberries I thought Raspberry and Strawberry go well)
3. Slice the strawberries, cut the pineapple slices into halves. Layering of Trifle
1.Using a transparent bowl. Place cubed pieces of  cake, arranging to create a layer at the  bottom of the serving dish. Add 2 to 3 spoons of  pineapple juice to sponge cake pieces, will help to  keep them moist. Next add sliced pineapple slices and for next layer add a layer of prepared jelly. 
2. Follow with  a layer of fresh sliced strawberries, to this add a layer of prepared pudding mix. Repeat the layers again by starting with cake cubes . For the top layer, cover with a layer of cool whip,decorate with sliced strawberries.  Allow to refrigerate for an hour before serving. 
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