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Easy trifle

6
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Trifle is a classic dessert with so many variations. Our easy trifle is filled with spiced poached fruit, a dash of port and topped with crystallised ginger.

Ingredients

apple juice no added sugar

200 ml

cinnamon quill

1 whole

star anise

1 individual

apple

2 medium, (peeled, cored, cut into chunky wedges)

pear(s)

3 medium, peeled, cored, cut into chunky wedges

plum(s)

4 large, stones removed, cut into quarters

blackberries

150 g

figs

4 medium, quartered

sponge finger biscuits

100 g

amaretti biscuits

30 g, crumbled

Port

75 ml

Custard, low-fat

250 g, ready made

99% fat-free plain yoghurt

350 g

crystallised ginger

5 piece(s), (25g) chopped

Instructions

  1. Add apples, pears and plums. Simmer for 20 minutes or until fruit is tender, adding blackberries and figs for last 5 minutes of cooking.
  2. Combine apple juice, cinnamon and star anise in a large saucepan over low heat and bring to the boil.
  3. Remove fruit from pan with a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl. Continue cooking liquid until it reduces to a sticky syrup. Discard cinnamon stick and star anise and pour syrup over fruit. Allow to cold.
  4. Line base of a serving bowl with sponge-finger biscuits. Spoon over poached fruit. Sprinkle with amaretti biscuits and drizzle with port. Spoon over custard and chill, covered, in fridge for 1-2 hours.
  5. Spoon yoghurt over custard layer and top with ginger. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

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