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Mandarin Orange Trifle

A delicious trifle made with Bird’s instant custard

Prep Time: 3 hours
Cooking Time:
Serves: 10
Serving Size: 100g

Meal Type:


  • 75g Bird's Instant Custard Mix
  • 425ml Boiling water
  • 100g Sponge fingers
  • 400g Canned mandarin oranges, drained
  • 100g McDougalls Orange Jelly


  1. To make up the Bird's Custard place the custard powder in a jug and pour over the boiling water. Stir briskly with a whisk until the custard is smooth and creamy then leave to cool.
  2. Break the sponge fingers into pieces and then place evenly into 10 individual dishes.
  3. Cover the sponge with a layer of oranges divided equally between the dishes.
  4. Make up the McDougalls Orange Jelly according to the pack instructions and pour over the fruit and sponge then chill until set.
  5. When the jelly has set pour over the cooled custard and then chill.
  6. Garnish with some whipped cream

Additional Tips

To make a chocolate orange trifle try using some chocolate sponge.