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Blood Orange Trifle Recipe With Amaretti

Blood orange and amaretti trifles

Published: January 14, 2019 at 11:01 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal535
fat34g
saturates18.6g
carbs46.9g
sugars42.7g
fibre0.5g
protein9.6g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

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

Method

  • 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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