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Strawberry trifle

Trifle base

See sponge in ‘chocolate orange sponge cake’ recipe

Add 1tsp vanilla essence

Trifle topping

  • 1 punnet of strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 bar plain chocolate
  • 1 85g packet of strawberry jelly crystals
  • 1 carton 525g Alpro custard
  • 1 large bowl


Trifle base:

Follow method for basic sponge in ‘Chocolate orange cake’ recipe. Leave out the cocoa powder and add 1tsp of vanilla essence.


  1. When cool, cut up the sponge cake and place in a layer at the bottom of the bowl. Wash and remove any stalks and leaves on strawberries.
  2. Place a layer of strawberries over the sponge cake. Prepare jelly, following instructions on packet, and pour over strawberries and sponge. Leave to cool and then place in fridge until jelly is set. Once set, cut up the banana and arrange on top of the jelly and then cover with custard. Take the chocolate bar and use a vegetable peeler to grate chocolate swirls for the top.

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