Tangerine Trifle

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 5
    single trifle sponge cakes, halved lengthwise
  • 2
    tablespoons apricot jam
  • 15 -20
    macaroons
  • 1
    (5 ounce) package tangerine gelatin powder or (5 ounce) package orange gelatin
  • 1
    (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained reserve juice
  • 2 12
    cups custard
  • whipped cream, to decorate
  • orange rind, to decorate
  • superfine sugar, to decorate
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spread the halved sponge cakes with apricot jam and arrange in the bottom of a deep serving bowl or glass dish.
  • Sprinkle with the macaroons.
  • Put the gealtin into a heatproof bowl or pan, add the juice from the mandarins and dissolve in a pan of hot water or in the microwave. Stir until the liquid clears.
  • Add up to 2 1/2 cups ice cold water, stir well and let cool for up to 30 minutes.Scatter the mandarin oranges over the cakes and macaroons.
  • Pour the gelatin over the mandarins, cake and macaroons and chill for 1 hour.
  • When the gelatin has set, pour the custard smoothly over the top and chill again.
  • When ready to serve, pipe the whipped cream over the custard. Wash the orange rind shreds, sprinkle them with superfine sugar and use to decorate trifle.
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