1~000 Calorie-A-Bite Trifle
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1~000 Calorie-A-Bite Trifle
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Last updated 6/12/2012 12:41:32 AM. Recipe ID 338. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: 1~000 calorie-a-bite trifle
 Categories: Desserts
      Yield: 1 Trifle
 
---------------------------FRUIT--------------------------------
      3    Pears
      8 oz Raspberries
           -(tinned or fresh)
      1    Passion fruit
           Dry sherry
           -(1 bottle)

------------------------SPONGE CAKE-----------------------------
    1/2 c  Butter
     10 tb Sugar, castor
  1 1/4 c  Flour, self-raising
      2    Eggs (slightly whisked)

--------------------------CUSTARD-------------------------------
      2    Eggs
      1 pn Salt
      1 pn Nutmeg
     10 oz Double cream
           -(or use whipping cream)

--------------------------TOPPING-------------------------------
     10 oz Double cream
           Roast almonds
 
  Peel and slice pears, drain raspberries if tinned, and scoop out
  passion fruit.  Place fruit in large trifle bowl and add an ample
  quantity of sherry. Leave for twenty-four hours to soak in the
  refrigerator.
  
  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Cream butter and sugar until light and
  fluffy. Add eggs and about 2 T of flour and beat. Fold in rest of
  flour. Bake in 7-inch square tin for 25-30 mins until brown. Let
  cool. Slice into fingers and arrange on top of fruit. More sherry may
  be added at this point.
  
  Pour one large glass of sherry.  Mix eggs and add all ingredients to
  small bowl.  Place bowl in pan of simmering water. Stir continuously
  with wooden spoon, sipping sherry, until custard thickens. This takes
  about ten minutes. Pour custard on top of sponge. Chill in fridge.
  Whip cream until stiff and smooth over top of custard. Arrange
  almonds decoratively.
  
  NOTES:
  
  *  The title says it all -- This recipe is my own invention.
  
  : Difficulty:  moderate
  : Time:  1 hour preparation, 1 day waiting, 10 minutes cooking.
  : Precision:  no need to measure.
  




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Recipe ID 338 (Apr 03, 2005)

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