Apricot and Orange Trifles

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Marinated apricots in a Fairtrade rich trifle.

This is an English recipe which makes 4 individual trifles.

Ingredients

20
FAIRTRADE dried apricots
1
medium FAIRTRADE orange
20 ml
FAIRTRADE rum
2.5 ml
FAIRTRADE ground cinnamon
2.5 ml
allspice
50 gm
Traidcraft FAIRTRADE seville orange marmalade
450 ml
250 ml
whipping cream
1 packet
Divine FAIRTRADE chocolate coated apricot delights
1
FAIRTRADE plain cake
FAIRTRADE
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Method

Preparation

Zest and juice the orange, discard the pith.

Cut the dried apricots into quarters using scissors.

Mix the orange zest, juice, spices and rum together in a small bowl and add the apricot pieces. Leave to stand overnight.

Cooking

Make the cake and allow to cool.

Make the custard and allow to cool.

Whip the cream.

Assembly

Cut the cake into 1 cm cubes.

Using 4 large wine glasses:

Make a cake layer in the bottom of the glass.

Divide the marinated apricots amongst the glasses.

Add a layer of marmalade above the apricots.

Add a layer of custard above the marmalade.

Add a layer of whipped cream above the custard.

Decorate each trifle with a Divine chocolate coated apricot.

To serve

Serve chilled.