Blood Orange Trifle Recipe With Amaretti

Blood orange and amaretti trifles

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Our individual trifles make a quick and easy dinner party dessert using seasonal blood oranges, ready in just 15 minutes


Try these blood orange trifles, then check out our chocolate trifle, sherry trifle and strawberry trifle.

Find more seasonal recipes for January here…



  • gelatine 4 leaves
  • smooth blood orange juice 500ml
  • amaretti biscuits 8, crumbled, plus extra finely crumbled to serve
  • ready-made vanilla custard 300ml
  • double cream 200ml
  • icing sugar 2 tbsp
  • vanilla extract 1 tsp


  • Step 1

    Put the gelatine leaves in a bowl of cold water and leave for 10 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Heat the orange juice in a pan to just below simmering point then take off the heat.

  • Step 3

    Add the gelatine and stir until dissolved. Cool, then strain into the bottom of four serving glasses. Chill in the fridge for 2 hours (or overnight) until set.

  • Step 4

    Mix the amaretti into the custard and spoon over the jellies. Softly whip the cream with the icing sugar and vanilla, then put a dollop over the custard on each. Finish with more finely crumbled amaretti.

Check out our other trifle recipes

Trifle Recipe with Gingerbread, Caramel and Pear

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 535
  • Fat 34g
  • Saturates 18.6g
  • Carbs 46.9g
  • Sugars 42.7g
  • Fibre 0.5g
  • Protein 9.6g
  • Salt 0.2g