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CHERRY TRIFLE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Sunday, November 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. vanilla cream custard
2 dozen ladyfingers or 1 layer of sponge-cake cut into fingers
1 c. cherry jam
Rind of 1 lemon, grated
1/2 c. sherry
3 T. brandy
1 qt. fresh cherries
1 dozen macaroons (crushed)
1 c. whipped cream
Maraschino cherries

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare custard. Coat half the ladyfingers with 1/2 c. cherry jam; place in bottom of a crystal bowl. Sprinkle with half the lemon rind. Sprinkle with 1/4 c. sherry and half of the brandy. Cover with layer of half the cherries and half the macaroons. Allow to stand an hour or so. Pour half the custard sauce over top, repeat layers of ladyfingers, cherry jam, lemon rind, sherry, brandy, cherries and remaining macaroons. Repeat custard layer. Chill.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Just before serving, top with whipped cream.

 

 

 

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