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Lemon curd, blueberry and meringue trifle

This beautiful layered trifle is perfect for a special occasion.
lemon curd, blueberry and meringue trifle

Layers of lemon curd, cream, blueberries and meringue come together to create a gorgeous tangy twist on the classic dessert favourite.

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1.Bring grape juice to the boil in small saucepan; stir in jelly crystals until dissolved. Pour mixture into shallow container. Refrigerate about 20 minutes or until jelly is almost set.
2.Place cake in 3-litre (12-cup) bowl; sprinkle with sherry.
3.Combine rind, juice, sugar, eggs and butter in medium heatproof bowl. Place over medium saucepan of simmering water; cook, stirring, about 15 minutes or until curd coats the back of a spoon.
4.Sprinkle gelatine over the water in small heatproof jug. Stand jug in small saucepan of simmering water; stir until gelatine dissolves. Stir gelatine mixture into warm lemon curd. Cool to room temperature.
5.Pour jelly over cake; refrigerate 15 minutes. Top with lemon curd. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
6.Just before serving, beat cream in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form; spread over curd. Sprinkle with meringue and berries.

It is fine to use just one 300ml carton of cream for this recipe.


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