Though it’s not as commonly eaten in the United States as it is internationally, trifle, what Americans often call “tipsy cake,” is a colorful holiday dessert that is perfect to make as an Easter treat. A proper trifle is typically made with egg custard, layered over sponge cake that is soaked in fruit and sherry, and topped with whipped cream.
Of course, there are many variations of this dessert. Trifles can be made simply with fruit or mixed with almonds and chocolate or topped with cinnamon-flavored whipped cream. Whichever way you prefer, you can make several versions of trifle at your Easter celebration. For some ideas, here are five very different recipes for trifle.
A guaranteed hit at your next party, this fruit-filled trifle recipe is surprisingly quick and easy to make.
You should begin preparing this recipe at least a day ahead.
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