Raspberry, sherry and nut trifle

Raspberry, sherry and nut trifle
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Ready in 15 min

A simple, quick and delicious trifle, updated with amaretti biscuits and chopped toasted hazelnuts.

Why not serve trifle instead of Christmas pudding? Or for more alternative pudding ideas, check out our festive desserts collection.


  • 250g bag of amaretti biscuits
  • Sweet sherry
  • 150g punnet raspberries
  • Icing sugar
  • 500g tub of crème anglaise or vanilla custard
  • 284ml whipped fresh double cream
  • Chopped toasted hazelnuts
  • Fresh mint leaves


  1. Spill a box of amaretti biscuits into the bottom of a large glass bowl.
  2. Sprinkle well with a sweet sherry.
  3. Use a fork to crush 150g punnet raspberries with icing sugar to taste, then spoon over the soaked biscuits.
  4. Add a few more whole raspberries.
  5. Spoon over a large tub of crème anglaise or vanilla custard and top with plenty of whipped fresh double cream.
  6. Decorate with whole raspberries, chopped toasted hazelnuts and fresh mint leaves.


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