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Five Crowns English Trifle Recipe

fivecrowns_logoOne of the most popular desserts at Five Crowns restauant in Corona del Mar is the English Trifle. Customers rave about this decadent dessert and constantly clamor for the recipe.

You can now stop clamoring–we have the official Five Crowns recipe for English Trifle:

English Trifle1 recipe Vanilla Pudding Sauce, cooled (recipe follows)
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
2 tablespoons red raspberry preserves
1 (10-inch) round sponge or white cake
1/4 cup dark Puerto Rican rum, optional
1/4 cup dry sherry
1 cup frozen raspberries, thawed
Fresh raspberries for garnish

Carefully combine cooled Vanilla Pudding Sauce with 1 cup whipped cream. Coat the inside of a deep 10-inch glass bowl with raspberry preserves to within 1 inch of top. Slice cake horizontally into fourths. Place top slice, crust side up, in bottom of bowl, curving edges of cake upward. Combine rum and sherry; sprinkle about 2 tablespoons over cake slice. Spread 1/3 of chilled pudding mixture over cake. Sprinkle 1/3 of raspberries over pudding. Repeat procedure twice. Cover with remaining cake layer, crust side down. Sprinkle with remaining rum-sherry mixture. Place remaining whipped cream in pastry bag with fluted tip; pipe rosettes around edge of bowl and in center. Top with fresh raspberries. Chill at least 8 hours before serving.

Makes 12 servings.

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