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Traditional English Trifle

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  • 1 pound cake (cut into cubes) or sponge fingers
  • 2 cups mixed berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries)
  • 300ml organic heavy whipped cream
  • 300ml RSPCA Assured full-fat milk
  • 100g granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 300g organic custard or vanilla pudding 
  • 300ml organic whipped cream


  1. In a large bowl, combine the mixed berries and sugar and set aside
  2. Mix milk, cream, cornstarch, and vanilla extract in a small saucepan
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens
  4. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature
  5. Layer the cake cubes or fingers on the bottom in a trifle bowl or deep glass dish
  6. Pour the berry mixture over the cake
  7. Pour the custard or vanilla pudding over the berry mixture
  8. Spread the whipped cream over the custard
  9. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used
  10. Refrigerate the trifle for at least two hours before serving
  11. Enjoy your trifle!
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