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


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  • 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.

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Nutritional Information

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