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Cheats.....Classic English Trifle

A Classic English Trifle , a quick , delicious dessert.



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    1 Pkt. Jam sponge rolls ( preferably a little stale).

  • 2.

    Pour over a reasonable amount of Sherry (to Taste).I like a few good slurps....

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    1 Pkt. Jelly ( Raspberry or Port wine ) make to packet directions & put in refrigerator until almost set........pour over sponge

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    1 tin peaches (drained). Place decoratively over jelly........

  • 5.

    3/4 Carton ready made Custard... Pour over peaches.

  • 6.

    300ml Cream Whisked.....

  • 7.

    Top over custard............

  • 8.

    Then add either a few tablespoons , lightly oven roasted coconut,,,,,,,

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    Or blanched ,oven roasted slivered Almonds , or Glace cherries.......

  • 10.

    Place in refrigerator overnight or 3 hours

  • 11.

    And serve..................YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

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Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz are the best wines to pair with Cheats.....Classic English Trifle.


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Posted by CarolieReport
Just yummy. Exactly what I was looking for - like my Mum used to make in the 'good old days'. She used to add a splash of sherry to the cream as well - quite decadent!