A trifle loosely translates to layers of deliciousness. Find out how to make one, where to buy one, which restaurants offer them, and more from other dessert fiends in our community.


Best Apple Pie, Best Crème Brûlée, Best Apple Pie in TO, that can be shipped or delivered to East York?

by prima 2 months ago

Where would you suggest? I'm open to restaurants, bakeries or grocery store versions. I picked up a nice apple pie at the Rolling Pin (cash or debit only) in Oct. No delivery though. Thanks ...

Homemade ladyfingers—worth it?

by esiegferth 2 years ago

Hey all! I'm planning on a tiramisu-inspired trifle (lighter whipped cream/mascarpone mixture, adding raspberries galore). I'm trying to decide if homemade ladyfingers will be worth the effort....

What to do with Italian Pandoro Cake (Trifle?)

by mtleahy 13 years ago

My mother bought two Italian Pandoro Cakes at Big Lots, and now I have these two big red boxes with no idea what to do with them. I am thinking of a dessert for Christmas. One of them is the plai...

Jelly Rolls Toronto?

by h2eats 3 years ago

Anyone know where I can find small Jelly Rolls in Toronto/GTA? They are increasingly hard to find each year for trifle. I checked most of the grocery store chains.. Metro carries large ones and one...

Bird's Custard Powder - Help!

by TrishUntrapped 12 years ago

I am making a trifle and bought a can of Bird's Custard Powder (From the "English" section in a Shaw's Supermarket in Connecticut) thinking it would make a nice component in the trifle. I've nev...

looking for old Bon Apetit recipe- choc/cran trifle

by edinaeats 16 years ago

Several years ago- 7-plus- a Nov or Dec issue of Bon Appetit ran a recipe for a chocolate cranberry triffle made with store bougfht pound cake. I have moved twice and have lost the issue and can ...

How long can I keep a trifle out of the fridge?

by monam 4 years ago

How long can I keep a trifle made with whipped cream out of the fridge? I have a party and I'm afraid it'll spoil if is out of the fridge for a long time as I live in a hot country and the party is...

Trifle with cookies?

by sweetpotater 7 years ago

A friend wants to base a trifle—either in a large dish or individual jars—around cookies, not cake. No alcohol, and he has to use these particular cookies, which are crisp; we could crumble them or...

Where to find trifle sponges in LA?

by ErikaEsau 8 years ago

Can anybody lead me to the place that will have the appropriate traditional "sponges" to make a real British trifle for Boxing Day?

Gingerbread Trifle - Help

by peigna 8 years ago

I am putting together a trifle for my husband's office potluck lunch tomorrow and I need some feedback please. I am envisioning gingerbread with a bit of orange soaking syrup (possibly), cream chee...

Savory Trifle?

by cheesecakejenny 9 years ago

Hello, I'm a long time reader, a first time poster. I'm in search of a savory trifle recipe. This is the fourth year I've hosted a Torte or Tart Party. Last year I opened it to Tapas with great suc...

Sticky Toffee Pudding TRIFLE

by Bliss149 10 years ago

Anybody have a recipe? Or maybe I can just convert my Udne Arms recipe to a trifle? TIA.

Help me tweak my Black Forest Cake Trifle

by DebinD 9 years ago

I'm making a black forest cake trifle for a Christmas Party - I'm trying to make it easy for me to make and super yummy So I'm making a super easy brown Velvet Bundt Cake Whipped Cream ...

Trifle dessert variations? chestnut puree and chocolate?

by tearingmonkey 10 years ago

I was thinking of trifle for xmas dessert but looking for a new combination. I have a can of chestnut puree that I was was going to fold whipped cream into (like Iltalian "Mont Blanc" dessert). I c...

Order Trifle

by mtampoya 10 years ago

Does someone know where I can order a trifle? I'm not a baker so am not even going to entertain the thought of making one. Any help please.

Almond Joy Trifle Recipe Needed

by gsus458 10 years ago

Does anyone have a yummy almond joy trifle recipe they don't mind sharing with me? My cousin asked me for one and I don't know where to start! Thanks! Glo

A generic mix and match guide to making a trifle

by tonka11_99 11 years ago

I started making a guide to making a trifle for my own amusement and as I got into it decided to post it. If you want to add anything, please do so. I apologize to the more advanced hounds. I reali...

Cake for trifle, pound or sponge?

by middydd 11 years ago

I've been making a raspberry trifle for Christmas and usually use a homemade pound cake, recipe from Fine Cooking. But thought it might be lighter with a Genoise. Which do others prefer, Pound,...

Sweet Liqueur in lemon trifle question

by javaandjazz 11 years ago

In the latest edition of "Everyday Food" there is a recipe for an easy lemon trifle made with lemon curd. It calls for drizzling the lady fingers with dessert wine such as sherry or a sauternes. W...

what's your favorite trifle combo?

by jujuthomas 11 years ago

I made a lovely trifle today with chocolate cake, fresh raspberries, vanilla pudding and whipped cream. I started wondering what other people like to use in theirs. I wish I'd found a little raspbe...