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    Traditional Scottish Sherry Trifle

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    55 mins

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    45 mins

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    Serves: 6


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    1. 1
      Prepare custard according to package directions OR prepare homemade custard as follows: Whisk together the egg yolks, sugar and vanilla essence until pale and creamy.
    2. 2
      Heat the milk and cream together in a saucepan until boiling point then stir into the egg mixture.
    3. 3
      Once it is well blended, return to the pan and stir continuously over a low heat until the custard thickens.
    4. 4
      Pour into a dish and set aside to cool.
    5. 5
      Place the sponge in the base of a large glass bowl and spread with the raspberry jam.
    6. 6
      Mix the sherry and the Drambuie and sprinkle evenly over the sponge allowing it to soak inches.
    7. 7
      Next add a layer of raspberries and sliced bananas.
    8. 8
      When quite cool, pour the custard over the layer of fruit, spreading evenly.
    9. 9
      Next whip the double cream well, add sugar to sweeten and spoon on top of custard.
    10. 10
      Decorate with toasted almonds and/or slices of fresh soft fruit.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 16, 2002


      Sounds good BUT I would slice the cake in half so that 2 layers could be made - it would look prettier in a glass dish & the flavours would go right through.

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    Nutritional Facts for Traditional Scottish Sherry Trifle

    Serving Size: 1 (331 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 601.9
    Calories from Fat 251
    Total Fat 27.9 g
    Saturated Fat 16.7 g
    Cholesterol 159.9 mg
    Sodium 70.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 72.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
    Sugars 50.2 g
    Protein 4.5 g

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