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Mango Trifle




Mango Trifle ~ a light and refreshing dessert to round up a sumptuous X'mas dinner.  Basically, there's no recipe for this, no hard and fast rule, you just load on what you have at hand, layer by layer, sponge cake or any leftover cake, custard, jam, fruits, whipped cream, whatever you can think of.  Drench it with more alcohol if you want to be intoxicated during this festive season! 









I made this in small dessert cups so there's no excuse to refuse such a colourful and delightful dessert!  You won't say 'No' to this, would you??

Recipe for Mango Trifle

Ingredients
  • Sponge cake, cut to small pieces or trim to the shape of  the base of the cup
  • Mango, diced into cubes
  • Jam of your choice
  • 1  Tbsp Cointreau or more if desired
  • 150 ml plain yoghurt +  2 tsp honey, mix well
  • 40 gm custard powder +  1 cup water  +  4 tsp sugar, cook and keep stirring under low flame till thick
To assemble trifle   (Made 6 ~ 2.1/4 x 2 inch round dessert cups)

Place sponge cake into the cup, spread a layer of  jam on top of the cake.  Arrange a layer of mango cubes on top of the jam.  Drizzle in Cointreau.  Spread a layer of custard on top of the jam, add in yoghurt mixture.
Top up with mango cubes.  Chill overnight, covered.  Serve chilled.



Comments

  1. This looks wonderful! I love cool desserts like this and no, I would definitely not say NO to this! Yum!

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  2. Oh certainly looks good...I would love to have one please:)

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  3. Ann
    Yes, you're most welcome to grab one for yourself!

    kitchen flavours
    Thank you. Help yourself!

    Jeannie
    You're most welcome to share this with me.

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  4. Looks so good....I don't mind having one for dessert. Thanks for sharing one with me :) I am sure the other half must be enjoying this dessert :)

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  5. Elin
    It happens that this is one of his favourite desserts.

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  6. Cheah,

    This is beautiful! This trifle recipe is perfect for our current summer and mango season.

    Merry Christmas to you and your family. I'm been happy following your blog for the whole of 2011 and look forward for more in 2012.

    Best wishes, Zoe.

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  7. Zoe
    How sweet of you. Thanks so much for following my blog. Yes, I was in Perth recently and indulged in the mangoes, I like the R2E2 and Kensington. I also enjoy reading your blog but at times just too busy to drop a comment. Merry X'mas and a very Happy New Year to you and your family too. Regards.

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  8. I have yet tried this kind of trifle and it does look really good & chilling.
    Kristy

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