South African Trifle – Fresh, fruity dessert with Amarula Cream Liqueur

One of the most impressive desserts your can spoil your guests with.

South African Trifle – Fresh, fruity dessert with Amarula Cream Liqueur

For the most luxurious, no-bake, impressive dessert, look no further than this South African trifle recipe. It is quick, easy and loaded with mouth-watering ingredients. This appetising dessert can easily serve a crowd and you will have the compliments flying in with each bite your guests take.

South African trifle is basically a layered dessert with ingredients that require no baking. Starting with a layer of Boudoir biscuits soaked in a little bit of Amarula Cream Liqueur, followed by caramel treat, jelly, fruit and custard, this dessert is a serious taste sensation. When you have completed your layers, finish it off with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nuts and fruit on top.

If you are not a fan of Amarula Cream Liqueur, you can substitute it with brandy or sherry. Make sure to use a deep glass bowl so that the colourful layers of your South African trifle are displayed at their best.

South African Trifle Recipe

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Recipe by Dirnise Britz Course: DessertCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy
Prep time




  • 150 ml Amarula Cream Liqueur

  • 250 ml fresh cream

  • 1 packet Boudoir biscuits

  • 1 tin caramel treat (filling and topping)

  • 2 packets jelly powder (different flavours)

  • fresh fruit of your choice

  • chopped nuts

  • 1 – 1½ liter custard


  • Prepare the jelly according to package instructions and allow to set.
  • Place the boudoir biscuits at the bottom of a deep glass bowl.
  • Moisten the boudoir biscuits with the Amarula Cream Liqueur.
  • Spread the Caramel Treat over the biscuits.
  • Chop up the jelly and add over the caramel-spread biscuits.
  • Add the fruit and then the custard.
  • Keep layering until you’ve used all the ingredients.
  •  Cover with whipped cream and decorate with nuts.


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“With regards to the circumstances of his passing, Revan had lit sanitiser which caught fire to his shirt, resulting in burns to his upper body. Revan was rushed to hospital where he was treated to second and third degree burns and later discharged.

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