Bakewell trifles

These cherry and almond desserts will really impress your guests. The amaretti biscuits give it a special touch

  • Prep:15 mins
    No cook
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 415
  • fat 33g
  • saturates 14g
  • carbs 39g
  • sugars 33g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 25g crunchy amaretti biscuits
  • 140g Madeira loaf cake
  • ½ x 225g jar cocktail or maraschino cherries, drained, plus extra to serve
  • 200g cherry compote or jam
  • 2 x 150g pots custard
  • 300ml double cream
  • 3 tbsp toasted flaked almonds


  1. Crumble the biscuits and cake, roughly mix and divide between 8 small glasses. Halve the cherries and divide between the trifles, then top with compote or jam.

  2. Beat together the custard and cream, then dollop on top. Scatter over the almonds, add a cherry half to each trifle and chill until ready to serve.

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