Banana and Rum Trifle

Banana and Rum Trifle


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About this recipe: This delicately spiced trifle calls for sponge lightly soaked in rum for a perfect quick and easy pud.

VAL_51 Essex, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • 75ml dark rum
  • 6 trifle sponges, split lengthways
  • 1/2 (500g) tub vanilla custard
  • 3 bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 (284 ml) pot double cream, whipped

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr45min 

  1. Place the rum in a shallow dish. Quickly dip 4 sponge halves in the rum and place in the base of a glass trifle bowl. Spoon over 1/3 of the custard. Arrange 1/3 of banana slices on top. sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon. Spoon over 1/3 of the whipped cream. Repeat process twice more, ending with a layer of whipped cream sprinkled with nutmeg and cinnamon. Refrigerate for 1 hour (or up to 4 hours) before serving.

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Reviews (2)


Very nice trifle, so easy and quick to make. You can make it in minutes. It looks good and impressive. It taste really nice too. - 29 Dec 2009


This is a lovely trifle recipe. Since it is Christmas I added extra touch of Tia Maria to it. I made the trifle in idividual galsses, and I added toasted almonds and a chocolate shape to decorate. - 23 Dec 2009

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