Banana coffee rum trifle

Banana coffee rum trifle


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About this recipe: My family really likes this trifle. I only make it for special occasions or for a special dinner party. It is really simple to make and can be really impressive.

Pink Lancashire, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • 200ml strong coffee
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 150g Amaretti biscuits
  • 4 large bananas, thinly sliced
  • For the custard
  • 500ml milk
  • 30g cornflour
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 knob butter
  • Topping and decorations
  • 100g dark chocolate
  • 350ml double cream
  • 4 tablespoon toasted flake almonds

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Stir together the coffee and rum and soak biscuits in the mixture. Divide between 8 individual stem glass dishes.
  2. Layer the sliced bananas into the glasses.
  3. Heat milk in a pan. Blend cornflour, sugar, 2 tablespoons of the milk and egg yolks together. Pour hot milk into custard mixture and return custard into the pan. Bring to the boil and thicken. Leave to cool.
  4. Divide the custard between the glass dishes. Place in the refrigerator to chill.
  5. To make the chocolate shapes, melt the chocolate in a bowl. Draw the shapes on a greaseproof paper. Pipe the melted chocolate on the shapes on the paper. Leave to set and peel off the paper.
  6. Whip the double cream until stiff. Cover the top with whipped piped double cream. Sprinkle with toasted almonds. Decorate with chocolate shapes.

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Reviews (4)


Yummy trifle. Lik the rum in it and the banana. - 14 Apr 2011


Really easy and very nice. that is what I like. - 14 Apr 2011


Very nice trifle. I have made it. Very impressive. - 12 Apr 2011

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