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Ginger Trifle Recipe

Stem ginger trifle

Published: November 19, 2015 at 9:04 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

We've upped the Christmas factor on this easy trifle by adding ginger cake - you can make ahead for easy festive entertaining

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal541
fat39.7g
saturates23.8g
carbs40.8g
fibre0.8g
protein4.9g
salt0.3g
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Try this stem ginger trifle recipe, then check out our chocolate trifle, sherry trifle, Christmas trifle and more Christmas dessert ideas.

Ingredients

  • 1 small loaf ginger cake, cubed
  • 2 rings pineapple, finely chopped
  • 3 balls stem ginger, cut into shards, plus 4 tbsp syrup
  • 4 tbsp ginger cordial or wine
  • 250g mascarpone
  • 500g ready-made custard
  • 300ml double cream

Method

  • STEP 1

    Sprinkle the cake cubes into a trifle bowl and then add the pineapple. Add some ginger pieces and spoon over 2 tbsp syrup and the ginger cordial or wine.Whisk the mascarpone with the custard, spoon it over the ginger base and chill for 30 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Whisk the cream until it is thick and floppy, then whisk in the remaining ginger syrup. Carefully spoon this on top. Cover with clingfilm and chill until you want to serve it.Arrange the remaining ginger on top.

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