We’ve got 6 of the best trifle recipes to wow your guests with this Christmas. Whether you’re looking for a fruity trifle, chocolately affair or something more traditional, we’ve got your Christmas trifle covered!
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Trifle has got to be our absolute favourite Christmas dessert: it’s easy, completely delicious and you can double any of these trifle recipes and feed a crowd. The traditional Christmas dessert has a bit of a bad rep as being a stodgy, soggy, old-fashioned sweet treat, but we’re here to sing the praises of the Christmas trifle and show you that with the right ingredients, and the right trifle dessert recipes, your trifle will steal the show.
Layers of not-too-sweet custard between light-as-air whipped cream and delicate cake, all bound together by perfectly ripe fruit and a generous pour of sherry? We’re drooling just thinking about it and we can think of no better dessert for your Christmas table.
The traditional Christmas trifle
Look no further for an old-school boozy Christmas trifle that’s the perfect balance of custard, jelly and biscuits. We love it because you can make it ahead, plus it’s so easy you can whip it up in just 30 minutes.
Death by chocolate trifle
For a trifle with a chocolately twist, try this Bar One trifle. Between the caramel treat and Bar Ones, you know it’s going to be fabulously rich, but that won’t stop everyone from having seconds!
For those with a real sweet tooth
We just have three words to say about this lime, granadilla & condensed milk trifle: make this now!
Berry nice trifle
Of course, a list of trifle recipes would be incomplete without a fruity trifle. This symphony of fresh summer berries and sweet white chocolate makes a Christmas trifle that would be at home on any festive table.
Trifle recipes with a twist
We’ve given the traditional trifle a makeover and come up with a glam strawberry trifle cake that looks as good as it tastes and will have all your guests oohing and aahing when you bring it out.
The definitely-no-leftovers Nutella trifle
For maximum taste with minimum effort (just 20 minutes to make), you can’t beat this dangerously decadent Nutella trifle. The Nutella custard is so delicious we’ve considered bathing in it…
Lifesaving last-minute-guests trifle
Guests arriving in 30 minutes and no dessert? No problem! Throw together a refreshing Pimm’s cocktail, then use some of it to make these practically instant mini trifles, then pour yourself a glass for being so clever.
The 15-minute delight
If you love quick and easy desserts, or citrus-flavoured treats, then you’ll love this 15-minute citrus & blueberry trifle. A six-ingredient wonder that’s ready in a flash, but will taste (and look) as if it took you a lot longer to make.