California Prune and Armagnac Trifle

Fancy a trifle with California prunes?

Serves four.


  • 200g California prunes chopped
  • 75ml Armagnac
  • 300ml fresh vanilla custard
  •  75g homemade meringue roughly broken
  • 150ml double cream whipped
  • Chocolate powder to serve


  1. Place the prunes in a small bowl and pour over the Armagnac.
  2. Leave to marinate for 1 hour.
  3. Divide the marinated prunes in half then divide one half into four glasses.
  4. Top each with the custard then the remaining prunes.
  5. Sprinkle over the roughly broken meringues then top with whipped double cream.
  6. Add a sprinkle of the chocolate powder and serve immediately.

Nutritional information (per serving):
495 kcal
 protein 4.8g
carbohydrate 58.5g
fat 22.4g
saturated fat 12.9g
fibre 3.5g
sugar 47.2g
salt 0.165g

Recipe and photo credit by California prunes

Claire Justine
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  1. Judy Haughton-James
    9 December 2012 / 19:50

    Colourful and looks so delicious Claire! I hope your Sunday is going well.

    • Claire Justine
      11 December 2012 / 11:06

      Thanks for stopping by Judy,hope you having a lovely week 🙂

  2. Winnie
    8 December 2012 / 18:26

    OMG – it looks heavenly!Let me just "correct" you Claire – with me around it would not serve 4…… 🙂

    • Claire Justine
      11 December 2012 / 11:04

      Haha,thanks for the comment Winnie 🙂