Delicious fruit inspired creations

Tropical Trifle

Tropical Trifle

30 mins
30 mins
Easy peasy

A traditional family favourite, you can make as in a large family bowl like grandma did or divide up into smaller glass size serves.

icon ingredients


  • packet of sponge fingers
  • brandy or a liqueur (optional)
  • 2 cups custard apple puree
  • ½ cup raspberry jam
  • 1 large banana, thinly sliced
  • ½ pint whipping cream

icon method


  • Layer half sponge fingers in bottom and around sides of a two pint serving bowl. Sprinkle fingers with brandy or a liqueur.
  • Spread 1/3 of the puree over bottom layer and swirl in one-third of the raspberry jam into the custard apple pulp.
  • Top with one-third of the sliced banana. Repeat layers of sponge fingers, pulp, jam and banana and all finished.
  • Top with whipped cream. Best made close to serving.