Enjoy this delicious traditional dessert this Christmas! For best results make this trifle the day before and leave in the fridge overnight. Try adding a dash of Sherry to the berries for a more grown up treat
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For the custard: evaporated milk, sugar and custard powder together in a small saucepan. Place over a medium heat and slowly bring to a simmer whilst stirring. Once the custard has thickened remove from the heat and allow to cool. Cover the saucepan with a lid or plate whilst it is cooling to prevent a skin forming on the top of the custard.
Whilst the custard is cooling. Wash the berries and then tip into a large bowl. Add the strawberry jam, mix through and put to one side. Use a food processor to crumb the Madeira cake until it resemble bread crumbs. Finally whip the cream until it is light and fluffy and hols its own soft peaks.
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In a large glass bowl layer the berries and crumbs starting with the berries. After each additional layer give the bowl a gentle shake. Pour the custard over the last berry layer, and finally spoon over the cream and spread over evenly.
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