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Classic Christmas forest fruit trifle

Classic Christmas forest fruit trifle

Many people simply don't like Christmas pudding, but to make sure they don't go without, why not make them this lovely forest fruit trifle instead?

Serves: 6-8

What you need:

  • 1 x 135g strawberry flavoured jelly
  • 175g jam swiss roll
  • 4tbsp sherry (optional)
  • 350g frozen fruits of the forest, defrosted
  • 525g carton Alpro soya alternative to custard
  • 250g Alpro soya chilled alternative to cream
  • 200ml Alpro soya alternative to plain yogurt
  • 100g fresh berries (e.g. strawberries and raspberries)
  • 15g toasted flaked almonds
  • 4 tbsp Sherry optional

What you do:

  1. Make up the jelly according to the packet instructions, using 450ml water. Allow to cool
  2. Cut the swiss roll into 8 even slices and arrange in a large serving bowl. Sprinkle over the sherry, if using. Top with the fruits of the forest and pour over the cooled jelly. Refrigerate for about one hour or until the jelly has set
  3. Pour the Alpro soya alternative to custard over the jelly and smooth over. Place the soya cream in a large bowl and whisk for 2-3 minutes until light, airy and slightly thickened. Whisk in the plain soya yogurt. Spoon this over the custard to cover, making a swirling pattern
  4. Decorate the trifle with the fruit and almonds and serve

Handy tip:

For a vegetarian jelly you can use Vege-gel, which is available in supermarkets. Use one sachet of the Vege-gel with 450ml of fruits of the forest or cranberry juice. Make up according to the packet instructions.

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