10 Trifle recipes your guests will love this Christmas

10 Trifle recipes your guests will love this Christmas

Trifle, a traditional English dessert, and often enjoyed over the festive season, is a definite South African favourite on Christmas tables. Trifles are so easy to make and is a real crowd-pleaser!

Below we share 10 trifle recipes your guests will love – from traditional trifle recipes to more modern trifles, this is the only trifle recipe collection you need this Christmas.

Quick and easy Christmas trifle

This panettone trifle is soaked in deliciously festive spirit and is our gift to busy cooks as it’s a cinch to make.

Quick and easy Christmas trifle

Cheat’s tropical trifle

The easiest dessert to quickly throw together for a casual gathering.

Cheat's tropical trifle

Poached peach and rosé trifle

A beautiful, more modern, trifle – perfect if you want to move away from the traditional fruity sponge trifle.

Poached peach and rosé trifle

Ferrero Rocher and Marsala wine-laced raspberry trifle

Glam up traditional trifle this Christmas – instead of the standard version, try our twist on the original: the chocolate brownie, fudge, Ferrero Rocher and Marsala wine-laced raspberry showstopper (which happens to be super-simple to prepare and requires no planning ahead!)

Ferrero Rocher and Marsala wine-laced raspberry trifle

Milk tart éclair trifle with pinotage jelly and naartjie syrup

A proudly South African twist on a Christmas favourite.

Milk tart éclair trifle with pinotage jelly and naartjie syrup

Pomegranate and coconut mini trifles

More modern and the perfect summer trifle.

Pomegranate and coconut mini trifles recipe

Show-stopping stars and floating berries trifle

It’s right there in the name. Show-stopping stars and floating berries trifle is all you need for a truly sensational dinner finale. The best thing about this trifle is that while it looks like it took hours of meticulous planning, it’s actually very easy. Master in the glory of making each individual layer of this trifle yourself. Not only does this dessert look fabulous, it tastes the part too.

Show-stopping stars and floating berries trifle recipe

Pear trifle

This twist on the traditional Christmas pudding is a real delight! Your guests will be wowed by this pear trifle and will even line up for seconds… and thirds!

Pear trifle recipe

Festive strawberry trifle

Strawberries are in season during December, making it the perfect addition to your festive trifle.

Festive strawberry trifle recipe

Multi-layered Christmas trifle

Some might call it gluttony. We call this multi-layered trifle taking your sweet stuff seriously. What’s wrong with wanting everything in one dessert? No one could refuse creamy lemon curd, zesty jelly, fruit and cake all in one bite.

Multi-layered trifle recipe

READ MORE: The ultimate collection of Christmas recipes

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