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Christmas trifle

Prep: 15 mins
Christmas trifle
Easily made, this declicious recipe is a triumph.

3 oranges

1 tbsp demerara sugar

2 tbsp Grand Marnier

300g leftover Christmas pudding

500g custard

250g mascarpone

284ml pot double cream

Handful flaked almonds, toasted

Dark chocolate, grated

Star anise, for decoration (optional)

Peel the oranges ensuring all the pith is removed.

Slice a thinly and arrange over a large plate.

Sprinkle with the sugar followed by the Grand Marnier and set aside.

Crumble the Christmas pudding into large pieces and scatter over the bottom of each of the trifle serving glasses to be used.

Lift the oranges into the glasses in a layer and pour over any juices equally among them.

Alternately you can use a large dish for these steps and going forward.

Beat the mascarpone until smooth, then stir in the custard.

Spoon the mixture over the top of the oranges.

Whip the cream and spoon over the custard.

Sprinkle with the flaked almonds and chocolate.

Decorate with star anise if desired.

Chill until ready to serve.


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Chocolate, Alcohol, Sugar

Recipe Type


Level of Difficulty


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