How to make it

  • Place the sponge in the base of a large glass bowl and spread with the raspberry jam.
  • Mix the sherry and the whisky together and gently spread over the sponge until it is soaked in.
  • Add a layer of raspberries and sliced bananas.
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  • The custard
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  • Whisk the egg yolks, sugar and vanilla essence together until pale and creamy.
  • Heat the milk and cream together in a saucepan until boiling point then stir into the egg mixture.
  • When it is thoroughly blended, return to the pan and stir continuously over a low heat until the custard thickens.
  • Pour into a dish and allow to cool.
  • When the custard is cool, pour it over the layer of fruit, spreading evenly.
  • Add sugar to the whipped cream.
  • Cover the custard with the whipped cream.
  • Decorate with toasted almonds.

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    " It was excellent "
    teapotrose ate it and said...
    Now I need a party!!
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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    ~Hello~ ^j^ ^j^ ^j^ ~
    I was just now 'scanning' your many
    wonderful recipes and came upon this
    "5"FORK!!!!! Delight~
    I must 'Make&Taste' for this
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  • juliecake 11 years ago
    I was raised on trifle, will try your version too.
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  • cabincrazyone 11 years ago
    The farther you read this one the yummier it gets. MMM - MMM!
    Thanks for the great post.
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    " It was excellent "
    pat2me ate it and said...
    Another winner from the Isles!

    I'm Irish, so any excuse to use whiskey when cooking is fine by me!

    Thanks......all those great flavors! Yum!
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