mixed berry trifle

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mixed berry trifle

Enjoy the great taste of berries with layers of cream and custard, make them and serve cold. Enjoy the great taste of berries with layers of cream and custard, make them and serve cold.

  • Preparation time
  • Preparation time

    15 minute
  • cooking time
  • Cooking time

    30 minute
  • Preparation time
  • Difficulty

    Easy
  • Goody kitchen

Ingredients

For the Pastry Cream:

6 tbsp Velor dissolved in 2 cups water
1 cup canned cream
Pinch of salt
1 vanilla bean, split and scraped
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 cup sugar
4 large eggs
1 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces

For the Trifle:

3 cups strawberries, leaves removed and halved
1/2 cup sugar + 1 tablespoon for cream
Pinch of salt
1 Vanilla cake readymade, cubed
1/2 cup Goody Pancake syrup
3 cups mixed berries (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries)
1 cup heavy cream

Method

Cream Caramel:

  • In a medium saucepan, combine milk, cream, salt, and vanilla bean. Bring to just under a boil.
  • In a second bowl, whisk together cornstarch and sugar, then whisk in eggs. Add a ladle of hot milk mixture to egg mixture, whisking constantly. Repeat twice, then whisk egg mixture into remaining milk mixture in pot.
  • Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly until bubbling and thick, about 2 minutes.
  • Strain through a fine sieve, then whisk in butter. Place plastic wrap directly onto surface of cream and refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours and up to overnight. Whisk to loosen before using.

Assemble the trifle:

  • Mix strawberries with 1/2 cup sugar and salt. Let stand 30 minutes.
  • Brush cake with syrup. Layer cake cubes in bottom of your trifle dish or bowl. Spread 1 generous cup macerated strawberries over top, then 1 cup cream caramel mixture and 1 cup whole berries. Repeat layering twice more. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Whip heavy cream to medium peaks with 1 tablespoon sugar and spoon over top. Garnish with fresh berries.