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Try these Christmas trifles to complete your festive feast

If you’re looking for an impressive dessert to serve up this year, these trifle recipes for Christmas are sure to wow a crowd. Originating from the English, this layered dessert traditionally features sponge cake or fingers soaked in fortified wine, fruit, jelly, custard and whipped cream. They are often served in a tall glass dish so guests can marvel at its beautiful and intricate layers. This collection features traditional versions through to variations using festive ingredients such as eggnog, gingerbread, rocky road, and even mash-ups with other iconic Christmas desserts like bombe Alaska, pavlova and cheesecake.

1. Curtis Stone’s Christmas pavlova trifle

After a twist on the traditional trifle? Try Curtis Stone's sensational combination of custard, fruit, cream and meringue - inspired by the classic pav.

2. Berries and chocolate brownie trifle

End your feast with a bang and plate up this decadent brownie trifle. It's loaded with berries and topped with cream for added freshness.

3. Peach and cherry trifle

Looking for a Christmas dessert you can make ahead? Packed with layers of jelly, fruit and sweet custard, it will literally melt in your mouth.

4. Rocky road trifle

This decadent rocky road trifle combines two classic Christmas desserts together to create one of our most searched recipes.

5. Gingerbread trifle

For a show-stopping dessert, make this luscious trifle. Filled with layers of cream and custard, you can’t go wrong. The best part is, it’s so easy to make.

6. Mango and passionfruit cheesecake trifle

This sweet mango and passionfruit cheesecake trifle recipe is the ultimate dessert. Give this fruity dish a go this festive season, it won't disappoint!

7. Cheat's eggnog and berry trifle

Made with eggnog and berries, this cheat's trifle is perfect for the festive season. This dessert is a Christmas classic that your family is sure to love.

8. Peach Melba trifle

Ready to serve in just 20 minutes, this easy trifle recipe is the perfect individual dessert. Plate these up at your next dinner party for a real treat!

9. Golden fruit trifle

Curtis Stone’s golden fruit trifle is packed with summer fruits such as mango and nectarine. It’s a refreshing and delicious way to end your meal.

10. Bombe alaska trifle

Make this bombe alaska and trifle mash-up dessert your new Christmas go-to dessert. Topped with a golden meringue, it will wow friends and family.