Traditional Christmas Trifle

Traditional Christmas Trifle

Our traditional Christmas Trifle recipe is sure to become a festive favourite this winter. Enjoy!



  • Meadowbrook Farm Sponge
  • 135g Chivers Strawberry / Raspberry Jelly
  • 415g Tin Fruit Cocktail (drained, keeping the juice)
  • 500g Bird’s Custard
  • 170ml Avonmore Original Whipped Cream
  • 4 Tablespoons of Sherry (Optional)

To Decorate:

  • Fresh or Frozen Fruit
  • Grated Milk Chocolate
  • Sprinkles or Nuts


  1. Dissolve the Chivers Strawberry / Raspberry Jelly in 300ml of boiling water, stirring well. Bring up to 600ml with the reserved juice, sherry (if used) and water.
  2. Slice the Meadowbrook Farm Sponge into fingers and arrange in the base of a large glass bowl.
  3. Pour the jelly mixture, press down well with the back of a spoon and smooth the top. Allow it to set
  4. Place the fruit cocktail on top of the jelly and sponge layer, then pour over the custard and spread evenly.
  5. Spread the whipped cream and finally top with your topping of choice.
  6. Enjoy!

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