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Strawberry trifle

Strawberries are synonymous with summer - try out this recipe for a sweet treat using this classic summer staple.

  • Timer Prep 90 min
    Cook 5 min
  • Chart 803.0 cal/
  • Chef hat Easy


Cut the Madeira loaf cake into small cubes.


  1. 1 Halve 2 strawberries and set aside. Hull and quarter the rest and put in a bowl with 1 tsp of the rose water and 1 tbsp caster sugar. Mix well and cover.
  2. 2 Split the vanilla pod lengthways, scrape out the seeds and place them in a pan with the milk. Heat gently until almost boiling.
  3. 3 Whisk together the sugar, egg yolks and cornflour in a bowl and add the hot milk, whisking all the time.
  4. 4 Return the mixture to the rinsed-out pan and stir over a gentle heat until thickened the set aside to cool.
  5. 5 Divide the strawberries (reserving the syrup in the bowl) among 4 serving glasses.
  6. 6 Tip the cake into the syrup and stir to soak it up, then arrange on top of the strawberries.
  7. 7 Spoon the custard over the cake. Add the remaining rose water to the cream and whip to soft peaks.
  8. 8 Spoon on top of the custard and decorate with a half-strawberry. Chill for 1 hour.
  • Average per serving
  • Calories 803.0kCal
  • Fat60.6g
  • Saturated35.0g
  • Salt0.46g
  • Carbohydrates55.4
  • Sugar39.7g
  • Protein8.0g
  • Fibre3.1g