Cherry sherry trifle
Waitrose and Partners

Cherry sherry trifle

The rich, nutty sherry is delicious with the freshness of the cherries in Martha Collison's trifle.

  • Serves12
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook10 mins
  • Total time40 mins
  • Pluscooling


For the custard

  • 4 British Blacktail Free Range Large Egg yolks
  • 40g caster sugar
  • 30g cornflour
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 300ml double cream

For the layers

  • 600ml pot double cream
  • 420g can black cherries in light syrup
  • 350g Cherries
  • 4 tbsp Amontillado sherry
  • 2 Madeira loaf cakes, cut into 3cm cubes
  • 2 tbsp toasted flaked almonds