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Rhubarb and sherry trifle Recipe

Rhubarb and sherry trifle  Recipe
  • 1For the rhubarb:

    Preheat the oven to 180'C.

    Wash and cut the rhubarb into small pieces. Juice and zest the oranges and mix with the sugar and the rhubarb. Bake the oven for around 10 to 15 minutes until tender.

  • 2For the sponge fingers:

    Break the sponge fingers in half and drizzle on the sherry.

  • 3For the custard and the chantilly cream

    Separate the eggs.

    Whisk the egg yolks, flour and sugar together in a bowl. Bring the milk and cream to the boil in a heavy bottomed pan. Pour the boiling liquid onto the egg mixture, return to the pan cook over a medium heat until the custard is thick. Allow to cool, transfer to a piping bag and refrigerate.

    For the chantilly cream:

    De-seed the vanilla pod, combine with the sugar and cream and whisk until thick. Spoon the cream into a piping bag.

  • 4To plate

    Place the sponge fingers in the bottom of a glass. top with the rhubarb, add a layer of the cold custard before finishing by piping on the vanilla cream.

Chef's tip

«Use different liquor such as Drambuie or Cointreau to add a different taste to the dish depending on the occasion.»

A twist on an English classic trifle dessert with refreshing rhubarb.

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  • Preparation  15mins
  • Cooking time  15mins
  • Rest time  30mins

Ingredients for people

    For the fruit
  • Rhubarb : 750 g
  • Orange(s) : 2 whole
  • Caster sugar : 200 g

  • For the biscuit(s)
  • Sponge finger(s) : 18 whole
  • Sherry : 200 ml

    For the cream
  • Semi-skimmed milk : 250 ml
  • Double cream : 250 ml
  • Egg yolk(s) : 6 whole
  • Plain flour : 60 g
  • Caster sugar : 60 g

  • For the cream
  • Double cream : 120 ml
  • Icing sugar : 60 g
  • Vanilla pod(s) : 1 whole
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