Fruity Cocktail Trifles: Family Favourite Recipe

Fruity Cocktail Trifles: Family Favourite Recipe.

Fruity Cocktail Trifles anyone?

My Husband and I love trifles and I would say…

These are the best I’ve made so far!!

So yummy.

Fruity Cocktail Trifles:  Family Favourite Recipe

Fruity Cocktail Trifles: Family Favourite Recipe

Makes 4

Fruity Cocktail Trifles:  Family Favourite Recipe


1 pack strawberry Jelly ( that make 1 pint of jelly)

8 Trifle sponge fingers

4 Clementine juiced

411g Tin of Fruit Cocktail

1 Pint of home made custard (made up)

4 Clementines pealed and separated

250 ml Double cream

4 Chocolates chunks

Fruity Cocktail Trifles:  Family Favourite Recipe


1.) Make up jelly by putting broken jelly pieces into a jug and adding half a pint of boiling water, stir until all jelly has melted.

2.) Squeeze 4 clementines, sieve the juice and stir into the jelly, make up to 1 pint of liquid with water leave for a while to cool.

3.) Place the fruit cocktail into a sieve and drain all juice from the fruit (if not the jelly will not set properly) pick out 4 cherries and set aside for the top.

4.) Break a trifle sponge for each into 4 and place at the bottom of the tall glass, divide the fruit cocktail into all 4 glasses then repeat with the 2nd trifle sponge.

5.) Now the jelly should have cooled tip over the fruit and sponges evenly into 4 glasses.

6.) Place in a refrigerator until completely set.

7.) Make up 1 pint of custard according to custard packet and set aside to cool and set.

8.) Once everything is completely set add the custard to the 4 glasses.

9.) Peel the Clementine’s removing any pips and place one on top of each trifle around the outside of the custard.

Fruity Cocktail Trifles:  Family Favourite Recipe

Place the cream in a bowl and whisk until thick and creamy.

Spoon onto the clementine’s.

Grate the chocolates with a fine nutmeg grater and sprinkle onto each placing the saved cherries in the middle.


Fruity Cocktail Trifles:  Family Favourite Recipe

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  1. Stone Cottage Adventures
    15 July 2012 / 00:22

    Mmmm… Sounds so good! -Marci

  2. Becolorful
    9 January 2012 / 00:30

    Oh my gosh this looks scrumptious. I love clementines and this is a fun way to use them. Can't wait to give it a whirl. So happy you shared this on BeColorful's Motivated Monday.PR

  3. 5 January 2012 / 11:08

    Trish and Bonnie Uncommon; Thank you,Happy New Year 🙂

  4. 5 January 2012 / 11:07

    momphotographer; Thank you,hope you get to try it 🙂

  5. Trish and Bonnie @ Uncommon
    4 January 2012 / 01:24

    These look so delicious! Thanks so much for sharing and Happy New Year!

  6. momphotographer
    3 January 2012 / 22:50

    Just this year I've discovered trifles. I haven't made any yet, but I've gathered a few good recipes I want to try. Your trifle looks delicious!

  7. 3 January 2012 / 22:02

    Alexandra; Thanks for the comment 🙂

  8. Alexandra
    3 January 2012 / 03:53

    I am ready to dig in! Thanks so much for linking your fabulous recipe up at Sweet Temptations!

  9. 2 January 2012 / 23:30

    pinkoddy Thanks:) I'm with you on the chocolates every year we have enough to last us through January well that's If I don't help speed them up 🙂

  10. pinkoddy
    2 January 2012 / 22:51

    They sound lovely and we certainly have a lot of chocolate to get through.

  11. 2 January 2012 / 21:52

    Julie Huston; Thank you 🙂 I will pop over and link them up 🙂

  12. 2 January 2012 / 21:52

    Jerri Rivers; Thank you 🙂

  13. Julie Huston
    2 January 2012 / 18:24

    Yum! I would love it if you shared your recipe here.

  14. Jerri Rivers
    1 January 2012 / 23:56

    These look delish!!

  15. 1 January 2012 / 19:27

    special 'k' Thanks Happy New Year 🙂

  16. 1 January 2012 / 19:27

    Anonymous, Thanks for the comment 🙂

  17. 1 January 2012 / 19:25

    Mom Blogger Thank you for following, going to follow back 🙂

  18. 1 January 2012 / 19:25

    Mom Blogger, Thank you for following,going to follow back 🙂

  19. special 'k'
    1 January 2012 / 01:58

    They look so tasty! Thanks for sharing. So good to catch up with you. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Cheers SpecialK XoXo

  20. Anonymous
    31 December 2011 / 18:51

    Thanx… bang goes the diet !!! Happy new year X

  21. Mom Blogger
    31 December 2011 / 17:49

    Following you through GFC and google+ – through the weekend blog hoplovez2read.