A Different Trifle

    6 hours 30 min

    This is a delicious creation. Raspberry jelly is topped with a thickened cream, which has been enriched with dried fruit, nuts and brandy. It's a fantastic alternative to Christmas pudding.

    6 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • raspberries as needed
    • 1 (135g) box raspberry flavoured tablet jelly, cut into chunks
    • 80g raisins
    • 80g currants
    • 55g toasted almonds
    • 55g cherries, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons chopped dried apricots
    • 2 tablespoons chopped dried pineapple
    • 1 banana, chopped
    • 4 tablespoons brandy
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 200g white marshmallows
    • 2 tablespoons hot water
    • 300ml whipping cream, firmly whipped
    • 1 teaspoon powdered gelatine
    • 4 tablespoons milk

    Prep:30min  ›  Extra time:6hr chilling  ›  Ready in:6hr30min 

    1. Place a layer of raspberries in bottom of a large jelly mould. Make up raspberry jelly and pour over just enough to cover raspberries. Leave until set.
    2. Place raisins, currants, almonds, cherries, apricots, pineapple and banana in a bowl. Pour over the brandy and lemon juice.
    3. Melt marshmallows with 2 tablespoons hot water. Stir into the fruit mixture.
    4. In a small bowl, dissolve the gelatine in the milk. Stir into the fruit mixture.
    5. Fold in the whipped cream and pour over set jelly. Refrigerate until firm.
    6. When ready, dip mould in hot water for a few seconds, then turn out and decorate serving dish.

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    Reviews in English (4)


     -  29 Oct 2010  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    I don't know why somebody didn't think of this first. What a great idea for a light christmas pudding!  -  24 Oct 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Wow - this is amazing. Fantastic recipe, easy to follow and delicious  -  24 Oct 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)