This trifle is one of the quickest and easiest desert you could ever make. Plus it is so tasty and light.Great for big parties or get togethers..You just need to get few components like custard, fruit layer, cream layer and cake layer ready. But i can assure you can finish this whole thing from start to finish in under 30 mins..
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Chilling Time : 3 to 4 hours
Serves : 2 to 4
Vanilla Cake - as needed
Plums - 12 chopped ( use any fruits you like)
Sugar - 2 tblspn
Cherry for topping
Cream - ½ cup ( I used 25% fat fresh cream)
Sugar - 1 tblspn
Vanilla Essence - ½ tsp
Custard Powder - 2.5 tblspn
Milk - ½ liter / 500 ml
Sugar - 4 tblspn
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Take custard powder in a bowl. Add in ½ cup of milk and mix well. Set aside.
Heat milk and sugar in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.
Add in custard mix and keep cooking till it gets thick.
Add in vanilla and mix well. Pour this into a bowl and cover with a plastic wrap, make sure the wrap touches the top of the custard so when it cools no crust forms on top. Chill this till use.
Chop up plums or any fruits into small pieces, add sugar to it and mix well. Set aside.
Whip cream with sugar and vanilla till thick. Set aside.
Take your serving glasses, fill the bottom with cake, spoon some plum mix over it, top with custard, now top again with cake pieces, top with plum mix and top with custard mix. Finish the top with cream and place a cherry over it.
Chill this for 3 to 4 hours.
|First start by making the custard..|
|Take custard powder in a bowl|
|Add in little milk|
|Mix well and set aside|
|Take sugar in a sauce pan|
|add in milk|
|bring it to a boil|
|once it boils|
|add in the custard mix|
|it will get thick quite fast|
|add in vanilla essence|
|pour it into a bowl|
|cover with some plastic wrap and make sure the wrap touches the
top layer of the custard so it doesn't forms a thick skin
|Now for the fruit layer..i used plums, you can use any fruits you like or a mixture of fruits|
|chop them into small pieces|
|take these in a bowl|
|add in some sugar|
|mix well and set aside|
|I whipped some cream with some sugar and vanilla till thick|
|I took some vanilla cake, i used store bought|
|Cut into small pieces|
|Now lets assemble|
|Take your glasses|
|Lay the bottom with some cake pieces|
|Spoon some plum mix|
|Layer with custard|
|now lay some cake pieces|
|Spoon some plum mix|
|Spoon some custard mix over|
|Spread cream over ir|
|Top with a cherry|
|Chill it for 3 to 4 hours before serving|