The TENA Kitchen Recipe of the Month - September '17

Pineapple, Grape, and Custard Trifle

Pineapple, Grape, and Custard Trifle
  • 46 Vanilla Flavoured Wafers (each wafer about 4 cm in diameter)
  • 398 mL Pineapple Tidbits packed in pineapple juice
  • 107 g each Dr. Oetker Organics Pudding Mix (vanilla flavour)
  • 750 mL Milk
  • 500 mL 35% Whipping Cream
  • 15 mL Sugar
  • 5 mL Vanilla Extract
  • 250 mL Red Seedless Grapes
  • Count out 46 cookies. Set aside.
  • Drain the pineapple tidbits.
  • In a large bowl, prepare the pudding mix according to package directions. Cool 5 minutes, stirring twice.
  • Pour the whipping cream into a large bowl. Add the sugar and vanilla. Whip the cream using an electric mixer until the cream is stiff and fluffy.
  • Fold 1 cup of the whipped cream into the cooled pudding. Set aside.
  • Cut grapes in half; set aside.

Assemble the trifle:

  • Layer 22 cookies on the bottom and around the sides of a trifle bowl.
  • Spoon on 1/3 of the pudding, pineapple and grapes.
  • Add another layer of 8 cookies; pudding, pineapple and grapes.
  • Repeat layer again saving pineapple tidbits and grape halves to decorate the top.
  • On final pudding layer, place remaining 8 cookies around the outside edge of the trifle bowl dipping into the pudding to secure in place.
  • Spoon on remaining whipped cream. Top with reserved fruit.
  • Cover and refrigerate. Can be made 24 hours ahead. Makes 8 to 10 servings.