Luxury trifle with Griottines

    30 min

    A traditional trifle recipe with a twist! The addition of Griottines® gives an extra special touch and makes this recipe more luxurious and indulgent.

    London, England, UK
    7 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 1/2 vanilla bean
    • 250ml milk
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 50g caster sugar
    • 10g cornflour
    • 1 leaf gelatine
    • 125g raspberry puree
    • 1 (35cl) jar Griottines
    • 2 discs sponge cake per glass, cut to fit
    • 200ml whipping cream
    • 40g caster sugar
    • few drops vanilla extract
    • a few chocolate discs to decorate

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Scrape the seeds from half the vanilla pod into a saucepan with milk and bring to the boil.
    2. In a clean bowl, whisk egg yolk, 50g sugar and cornflour until pale and thickened. Pour over the boiling milk to combine then return to the saucepan and simmer over a gentle heat until it thickens and coats the back of a spoon. Strain, then set aside to cool.
    3. Soak the gelatine in cold water and stir until it swells. Drain gelatine and warm in a saucepan until melted, then stir in the raspberry puree. Leave to cool.
    4. Pour the jelly into 6 glasses, spread with Griottines then cover with a sponge disc to fit the glass. Lace with Griottines juice.
    5. Add an even layer of cold custard and top with a second sponge disc, lace with Griottine juice.
    6. Whip cream until it forms soft peaks, then add 40g sugar and a few drops of vanilla extract and whisk again.
    7. To serve, top your prepared jelly, sponge and custard layers with whipped cream and decorate with Griottines and chocolate discs.


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