Summer Fruits Trifles Recipe

Indulge in the luscious flavors of summer with these delightful Summer Fruits Trifles. Layers of juicy fruits, creamy custard, and light sponge cake come together in this refreshing dessert that’s perfect for warm weather gatherings or a sweet treat any time of day.


  • Assorted summer fruits (such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and kiwi), washed, peeled, and diced
  • Sponge cake or ladyfingers, cut into cubes
  • Custard (homemade or store-bought)
  • Whipped cream
  • Mint leaves for garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare the fruits: Wash, peel (if necessary), and dice the assorted summer fruits into bite-sized pieces. You can mix and match fruits according to your preference and seasonal availability.
  2. Assemble the trifles: In serving glasses or individual trifle bowls, start by layering the bottom with a few pieces of sponge cake or ladyfingers.
  3. Add a layer of diced summer fruits on top of the cake layer. Ensure an even distribution of fruits for each layer.
  4. Spoon a generous layer of custard over the fruits, covering them completely.
  5. Repeat the layers: Add another layer of sponge cake or ladyfingers, followed by diced fruits, and finish with another layer of custard.
  6. Top each trifle with a dollop of whipped cream.
  7. Garnish with fresh mint leaves for a pop of color and added freshness (optional).
  8. Chill the trifles in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
  9. Serve chilled and enjoy the burst of summer flavors in every spoonful!

These Summer Fruits Trifles are not only visually appealing but also a delightful way to savor the essence of summer fruits in every bite. Enjoy this refreshing dessert with friends and family on sunny days or as a sweet ending to any meal.

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