Trifle Pudding - No Bake Desserts

Trifle is a much-loved Christmas dessert usually made with sponge soaked in sherry or fruit juice and layered with various combinations of fruit, cream or custard.Trifle is a cold dessert made from thick custard, sponge cake, fruits and jelly.These ingredients are arranged in layers and topped with whipped cream or cherries, nuts or chocolate. This is a perfect recipe for a party and can be prepared two or three days in advance. 

The good thing about this trifle is one can make this recipe as per their taste and requirement and it’s so simple to make. If you have lot of work for get together or party then this trifle can be very handy as everything can be put together in less than 20 minutes provided having some cake in hand. Just make the custard, arrange the trifle, keep it in fridge and forget about it until it’s time to serve and wow your family, friends and guests with this delicious and attractive trifle.

How to make Trifle Pudding
Sponge cake
Vanilla custard Powder
Jelly Orange flavor
Mixed fruits of your choice.
Little sugar syrup or sugar water
A glass container or tall glass for serving individually.

For the custard layer

2 + 1/2 Cups Milk
3 Tablespoons Custard powder
4 Tablespoons Sugar or according to taste
Mix custard powder with 1/2 cup of warm milk and make a paste. 

Boil milk and sugar and stir till the sugar dissolves and the milk comes to rolling boil.   Reduce the flame, add the custard paste to the boiling milk slowly stirring continuously. After it becomes a little thick, remove from flame. 

Cool it and keep it in the refrigerator.

For the fruits layer

Pears, apple, mangoes (ripe but firm) or any fruits of your choice but avoid using bananas and oranges, as it makes the trifle soggy. Cut the fruits into small pieces and keep it aside.You can keep apples in a cup of water to which a few drops of lemon juice is added to prevent discoloration.

For the jelly layer
Prepare the jelly as per instructions on the pack. After it cools, set it in a tray and refrigerate it. Do not keep it in the freezer.

How to assemble or serve Trifle 

Now take a wide glass bowl or a tall glass.

Cut the cake horizontally and arrange the bottom layer with pieces of cake and sprinkle sugar syrup on it. Press it well .

Now pour the cold custard on top of it and spread it evenly.

Then spread the chopped fruits.

Then  jelly and cover the fruits layer.

Now sprinkle little custard and arrange the cake pieces.

Now again pour the cold custard on top of it.

Like this repeat the process for 3 layers.Then top it with with fruit.  

Keep it in the refrigerator for 5-6 hours to set (not in the freezer) and enjoy delicious and
yummy Trifle.

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Labels : Blogging Marathon, Fruits, Sweets & Desserts, Trifle Pudding, No Bake Desserts
Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. Quite an interesting version..I have not made this myself yet!

  2. I love trifle but somehow, I haven't blogged about it. Yours looks yum..

  3. I am bookmarking this to try later!

  4. Trifle looks delicious.. Very nicely done.

  5. That is such a tempting and delicious looking pudding.

  6. wow - this truly is a work of art

  7. Very interesting dessert, Sneha.

  8. Am bookmarking this...looks wonderful. Very nice pics!