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Berry Trifle

Serious Eats Sydney Oland 1 comment

A layered dessert of custard cream, pound cake, and berries. More

British Bites: Berry Trifle

British Bites Sydney Oland Post a comment

Sadly, summer is coming to an end—but there is just enough time to make one last trifle. A trifle is a classic British dessert made up of layers of fruit, cake, and custard, and often, but not always, some sort of liquor. More

Let Them Eat: Bananas Foster Trifle

Sweets María del Mar Sacasa 2 comments

This multi-layered trifle is anything but what its moniker implies it to be: it's not trivial, minor, or inconsequential. Trifles are easy enough to assemble and a great way to use up any stale cake that's in your pantry (not that cake ever gets a chance to dry up 'round these parts). Just toss it in, top with custard, fruit or jam, layer, and scoop out. Somehow all these bits and plops of stuff that on their own can provide a small treat meld together into a sublime dessert. More

Bananas Foster Trifle

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa 1 comment

Rum-spiked brown sugar walnut cake is layered with vanilla custard, meringue, and sticky bananas foster to make this decadent treat. More

Torta de Higos (Fig Torte)

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

I hope my version will be a Sunday favorite: I brush the cake with some fig syrup so it soaks up the sweetness, top it with a less rigid custard, and of course, crown the torte with a generous amount of figs. More

Sugar Rush: Chocolate Trifle at Kitchenette

New York Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

My greatest weakness is anything that ends in "pudding." Bread pudding, banana pudding, chocolate pudding... double points if it comes in a mason jar, as does Sarabeth's, and, pictured above, this trifle from Kitchenette ($6) in Tribeca. Here, big... More

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