Cheat’s Trifle

What you need

  • Sponge roll with jam 1.
  • Canned fruit e.g. boysenberries or fruit salad 1 x 400g can.
  • Commercial (ready-to-go) custard 2 cups.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Resting time: at least a few hours


  • Cut sponge roll into thin slices; place ⅓ in a layer in a suitable trifle bowl. (Glass works well here)
  • Top with a layer of tinned fruit or berries, then a layer of custard
  • Repeat layering until all the ingredients are used, finishing with a layer of custard.

Serves 6

Note: While this recipe is healthier than a traditional trifle (made with cream) it is still high in sugar and low in fibre. Keep portion size small and have only occasionally. 


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