As a foodie, I always try to make different dishes, especially dessert items. It’s good if you’ve tried preparing the yummy creamy trifle at least once. But if you’re not familiar with the procedure of making it, I’ll let you know how to make a trifle bowl with ease.
Well, in order to prepare this unique dessert, there is no need to be a professional cook, even you won’t have to read tons of recipe books at all. All you have to do is keep on reading my instructions after collecting some specific fruits and ingredients.
Trust me, the thick layers of vanilla creams along with the slices of a couple of fresh fruits can take the “yummy” out of your lips! Not only a trifle tastes good, but it looks exquisitely beautiful as well.
To make this delicious dessert item in the best way possible, make sure to collect the following things below:
- Fresh strawberry (4 cups)
- Pound frozen cake (1 loaf)
- Sugar (2 tablespoons)
- A single piece of sliced banana
- Fresh blackberry (1 cup)
- Custard (2 cups) / Vanilla pudding instant mix (single package)
- Whipping cream (1 pint)
- Fresh raspberry (1 cup)
- Vanilla extract (2 teaspoons)
- Coconut macaroons
Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Bowl of Trifle
Now, I’ll show you the easiest way of preparing a bowl of tasty trifles so that you can serve it to your loving guests anytime and anywhere. Let’s get started:
Step-1: Selecting the Right Bowl
First off, you should pay attention to the vessel you’re going to use to prepare a trifle. In this case, picking up the “trifle bowl” is crucial; guess why? Because this particular vessel comes in a glass body, showing off the delicious ingredients that you’re going to add.
When we speak of size, the bowl should be a bit deeper and taller to get plenty of space for layers. Get it?
Step-2: Beginning with a Durable Base
Good to know, the super-awesome “English Trifle” begins with a sponge cake along with a ladyfinger layer, coffee, or even fresh fruit juice.
To make sure there’s enough moisture at the base of the cake, I prefer using fresh strawberries. If you want to use it, too, be sure to smash them straight, mix them properly with around two tablespoons of sugar, and let it sit for a couple of minutes.
It’s essential to select the thing that holds up pretty well. This is the reason why I recommend getting your hands on the thicker base dessert instead of the airy and soft one.
Note: Chop up the base of the dessert into little squares or pieces that’ll turn the assembly into a snap!
Step-3: Adding Layers of Cream
Once you set up the base, using thick creamy layers will be your next duty. In that case, try to add two cups of store-bought custard or a single package of instant mix vanilla pudding. That’ll aid in binding the things together, adding a delicious and creamy layer to hold the ingredients up.
Essential Tip: In order to make your dish looks even better, I’d prefer adding flavors to the topping, including caramel, fruit curd, or Nutella.
Step-4: Time for Adding Fruits!
Hands down, the seasonal fruit comes in handy in order to give sweetness and juiciness to this yummy dish. Personally, I like to add a slice of banana, a single cup of fresh raspberry and blackberry, along with adequate amounts of strawberries to the cream.
It’s a good idea to chop up the fruits into bite-size slices to make sure the serving is convenient.
Essential Tip: Include the pieces of sliced fruits on the top of the dish for an aesthetic visual.
Step-5: Repeat Once Again
After including the sliced fruits properly, feel free to return to step number one, which means you’ll have to add the layers of creams and then the fruits for a second time. This will help you make your dish full.
Step-6: Pouring Small Drops with Toppings
After making your dish full of creams and ingredients, it’s time to show your creativity! When it comes down to trifle, “whipped cream” is a great thing to have. This will add extra taste, and at the same time, will make your dish look more delicious!
Besides, ensure to sprinkle with cookie crumbs, cracker crumbs, cocoa powder, Ground cinnamon, or chopped ginger. As you know, trifle is a versatile dish; adding any one or all won’t be a house of cards at all.
Step-7: Time for Serving!
Before serving the amazing trifle to your friends and families, your duty is to let the dish chill for half an hour or so. To make the dessert appear like whipped cream or custard, I’ll suggest keeping it at the correct temperature.
Depending on the creamy layers and ingredients, a couple of trifles might seem kind of stiffer. But I hope the one that I’ve made will be not too soft and not too thick!
There it is! Now let’s enjoy the mouth-watering dish with your loved ones.
What Should I Do If I’ve No Particular Trifle Bowl?
There is no need to be worried at all, even if you have no specific trifle bowl. Though this particular vessel gets your job perfectly done, however, you can fulfill your needs of making the yummy-creamy trifle with a regular bowl as well. But that should be deeper and a little taller from each side.
In a nutshell, a piece of an ice bucket, mason jars, or even a punch glass bowl will be pretty much effective.
In case you choose a bowl that’s wider than usual, then you might have to end up with extremely thin layers, bear in mind!
My write-up on how to make a trifle bowl will definitely come in handy if you have a craving for yummy creamy desserts. Ensure to take each and every suggestion from this write-up to prepare this delicious, mouth-watering dish all by yourself.
Want to try? Good luck, mate!