Summer mixed berry trifle

Whether is for Christmas dessert or another special summer party, this show-stopping sweet will have everyone asking for more.

  • 3 hrs 20 mins preparation
  • Serves 6
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Summer mixed berry trifle
  • 85 gram packet strawberry-flavoured jelly
  • 6 sponge finger biscuits (savoiardi), coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup bought vanilla custard
  • 125 gram raspberries
  • 125 gram blueberries
  • 300 millilitre cream, whipped
  • 6 strawberries, halved
  • 1/2 cup flaked almonds, toasted


Summer mixed berry trifle
  • 1
    Prepare jelly as packet directs. Pour jelly into a 2-litre (8-cup) heatproof glass serving dish. Chill for 2 hours or until set.
  • 2
    Arrange biscuits over jelly. Top with a layer of custard, then raspberries, blueberries, cream and strawberries. Chill for 1 hour more or until required. Serve sprinkled with almonds.


You can prepare this trifle a day ahead. Cover, then refrigerate. For an adults-only version, drizzle sherry over biscuits. Use peaches, nectarines or mangoes instead of berries.

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