Individual Strawberry Trifle
These Individual Strawberry Trifles are decadent, rich and oh so delicious. Sherry soaked sponge, sweet strawberry compote, creamy vanilla custard all topped with a pillow of whipped cream. All served as an individual serving! Who could resist that?
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- 1 small sponge cake
- 3 tbsp Strawberry jam
- 2 cups custard
- 200 g fresh strawberries
- Zest of 1/2 lemon
- 6 tbsp sweet sherry - see note 1
- 2 cups whipping cream
- icing sugar - for dusting
Cut the cake in half and use the jam to sandwich the slices together.
Use a cookie cutter to cut 4 circles out of the cake and place them into 4 glasses. Cut the remaining cake up and fill the gaps.
Spoon a tablespoon and a half of sherry into each glass.
Reserve 4 strawberries and then hull the remaining strawberries and cut them into quarters.
Divide the cut strawberries amongst the trifles.
Sprinkle over the lemon zest over the strawberries.
Spoon over the custard.
Pour the whipping cream into a bowl and whisk until it forms soft peaks.
Spoon this over the custard and garnish with a cut strawberry and a dusting of icing sugar.
- If you haven't got sweet sherry dissolve a tablespoon or two of brown sugar into your dry sherry. Alternatively use sweetened apple juice if you wish to make these alcohol free.
Calories: 875kcal | Carbohydrates: 88g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 30g