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Pimms Trifle

Pimms Trifle

Delicious summer trifle with a Pimms jelly, strawberries, orange, custard and whipped cream
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword Dessert
Prep Time 40 minutes
Setting time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 425kcal
Author thebakingexplorer


For the Pimms jelly

  • 700 ml Lemonade
  • 300 ml Pimms
  • 100 g Caster sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp Agar agar

For the rest of the trifle

  • 300 g Madeira cake or sponge fingers
  • 300 g Tin of mandarin orange segments drained
  • 115 g Fresh strawberries chopped
  • 1 litre Ready made custard

For the whipped cream

  • 550 ml Double cream
  • 2 tbsp Icing sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract

For decoration

  • Strawberries, orange, mint leaves and cucumber


  • Arrange your cake or trifle sponges into the bottom of the trifle dish
  • Add the orange segments on top, and the strawberries
  • To make the jelly, place the lemonade, agar agar and sugar into a pan
  • Put on a high heat and stir until it starts to boil, once it starts boiling, leave it to boil for 2 minutes then remove from the heat
  • Pour in the Pimms and stir in
  • Pour the jelly mixture over the cake and fruit, then place the trifle in the fridge for a few hours or overnight, until the jelly has set
  • Add the custard on top of the set jelly
  • Whip up the double cream with the vanilla extract and icing sugar
  • Pipe or spread the cream over the custard, then decorate with fresh fruit if you like
  • Serve immediately, the trifle is best eaten on the day it's made, but leftovers can be stored in the fridge and enjoyed the next day too


Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 924IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg