Apple Crunch Trifle - Strudel Style

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Firstly make the cake mixture or you can buy a ready made sponge or Madeira.
  • To make the cake preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Grease an line a 20cm round cake tin.
  • Sift flours three times onto baking paper.
  • Using electric mixer, beat eggs using a small mixing bowl until thick and pale.
  • Gradually add the sugar, beating constantly until it has dissolved and it has become pale and glossy.
  • Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Using a metal spoon, fold in the flours lightly.
  • Spoon cake mixture into prepared tin.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden.
  • Leave to cool slightly before turning out.
  • Next to make custard use a little of the milk to mix with the custard powder in a glass.
  • Heat the remaining milk and the sugar in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Before it starts to boil add the custard powder and stir continuously until it is thickened.
  • The custard should be very thick so check the custard powder instructions to make a thick custard.
  • Slice the cake across about 2cm thick for each slice.
  • In a large decorative bowl place some cake slices on the bottom, add half of the filling ingredients- the pie apple, sultanas, cinnamon, sugar and almonds.
  • Spoon custard over the top to cover.
  • Add another layer of cake, filling and custard again then another layer of cake.
  • Whip the cream and sugar and spread over the final layer of cake and sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 almonds.
  • Place in the refrigerator until cooled then serve.
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