Ginger Pear Trifle recipe

This trifle is made with ginger cake and cider for a kick of flavour. Use apple juice in place of the cider if youíre serving this dish to children.

Ingredients:

  • 250g cooked pears, peeled
  • 250g ginger cake
  • 300ml custard (packet, or make your own)
  • 150ml whipping cream
  • 150ml cider
  • 50g dark brown sugar

Method of Preparation:

  1. Slice the ginger cake and place it into the bottom of a serving dish.

  2. Cut the pears into slices and then arrange them over the ginger cake.

  3. Pour the cider into a saucepan and add the sugar. Heat the mixture until the sugar is dissolved.

  4. Pour the mixture over the pears and ginger cake and allow it to soak into the cake and fruit for around an hour.

  5. Cover the pears with the custard.

  6. Whip the cream and then cover the custard with the cream.

  7. Put the trifle into the fridge for an hour before serving.

Author: Laura Young.

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Conversions
250gabout 9 oz (8.81825 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
300mlabout 1 ¼ cups (1.268 cups based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
150mlabout ¾ cup (0.634 cups based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
50gabout 2 oz (1.76365 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)

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Published: March 28, 2011