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                               SHERRY TRIFLE
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3                    Egg yolks
    1       pt           Double cream
    1       oz           Sugar
    1                    Level tsp cornflour
    5                    Trifle sponge cakes
    2       oz           Flaked almonds, lightly
                         -Raspberry jam, use a very
                         -good quality one
    2       fl           Oz of sherry ( or more!)
   8 oz frozen raspberries ( or fresh in season) 2 small
    Break the sponge cakes into medium size pieces and
   spread each piece with jam. Place in a large glass
   bowl and sprinkle over the raspberries. Add the sherry
   until the cakes are saturated.
    Make the custard: Heat half the cream in a small
   saucepan. Blend the egg yolks, sugar and cornflour
   together in a basin and when the cream is hot pour
   over the mixture , stirring constantly. Return to the
   pan and reheat gently until thick, then allow to cool.
    Slice the bananas, mix in with the raspberries, and
   pour the custard over. Whip up the remaining cream and
   spread over the custard. Decorate with the flaked
   almonds. Cover and chill for 3 - 4 hours before
   This is nice served with a good dessert wine, one of
   the Australian or Californian Muscats would be great.
   From: Sandee Eveland
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