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How to make trifle

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This recipe uses ready made custard and cake, leaving you time to make some homemade jelly with berries and apple juice.

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For the base

  • 500g/1lb 2oz frozen summer fruit (raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants work well)
  • 50g/2oz caster sugar, or more to taste
  • 2 tbsp blackcurrant or raspberry liqueur (cassis or Chambord)
  • 500ml/18fl oz cloudy apple juice
  • 5 sheets leaf gelatine
  • 250g/9oz madiera cake

For the custard

For the topping