Pineapple, Grape, and Custard Trifle

The TENA Kitchen Recipe

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


  1. Count out 46 cookies. Set aside.
  2. Drain the pineapple tidbits.
  3. In a large bowl, prepare the pudding mix according to package directions. Cool 5 minutes, stirring twice.
  4. 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.
  5. Fold 1 cup of the whipped cream into the cooled pudding. Set aside.
  6. Cut grapes in half; set aside.
  7. Assemble the trifle:

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