Nana's Classic Trifle

A staple dessert at all Aussie family gatherings, Nan's trifle! Still the same great flavours, just like Nan used to make!
30 min


  • 2 x 85 g Aeroplane Original Port Wine Flavour Jelly
  • 1 x 400 g sponge or jam roll, sliced
  • fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 x 800 g can peach slices in juice, drained and juice reserved
  • 1.4 kg double thick vanilla custard
  • 300 mL thickened cream, whipped
  • ½ cup flaked almonds, toasted


  • 1 Prepare the Aeroplane Original Port Wine Jelly according to pack instructions, pour into a trifle bowl (approx. 3 L capacity) and refrigerate until set.
  • 2 Pour the custard over the set jelly, top with peaches followed by the cut cake or jam roll. Drizzle 2-3 tablespoons of the reserved juice over the cake layer.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. To serve; Top with whipped cream, strawberries and a sprinkle of flaked almonds.


You can change up any of the layers of your trifle - more jelly or a different flavoured Jelly. Less custard, more custard or homemade custard. Lots of cake or a little less cake. For a more adult trifle, substitute the peach juice for sherry.

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