Elegant Banana Trifle


Elegant Banana Trifle
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For 6 Person(s)


  • 1 packet(s) cake mix
  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 1 packet(s) vanilla pudding
  • 1 cup(s) evaporated milk or whip cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup(s) toasted silvered almonds
  • 12 whole maraschino cherries (cut into halves)

Elegant Banana Trifle Directions

  1. Bake cake in an oblong pan (27.5 x 22.5 x 5cm.), as directed on package.
  2. Cool and cut cake crosswise in half. Reserve one half for another dessert. 
  3. Slice bananas.
  4. Cut remaining cake into 8 pieces, splitting each piece horizontally.
  5. Arrange half of the pieces in a 2 litre glass serving bowl, cutting pieces to fit, arrange half of the banana slices over the cake.
  6. Spread with 1 cup of the pudding, all of which has been blended with the additional milk to make a loose custard.
  7. Repeat with remaining pieces of cake banana slices and pudding.
  8. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours.
  9. In a chilled bowl, beat the cream and granulated sugar until stiff, and spread over the trifle.

    To Serve: Sprinkle with toasted almonds and attractively arrange arrange the maraschino cherry halves.

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