Pound Cake Trifle

Triffle 1The trifle is a British dessert which goes back to the 18th century. English cooks would start with a dray cake and then soak it in a liquor like brandy or sherry to moisten it up a bit.  The cake was then covered in custard and topped with fruit.  This recipe, from our friends at the Mrs. Wages Test Kitchen, simplifies the whole process and let you use a prepared pound cake (without the booze) as a base.

While you can use purchased jam, I recommend you make the raspberry jam from fresh raspberries and Mrs. Wages® Fruit Pectin Home Jell® and use the rest of the fresh raspberries for extra flavor. Continue reading

A zesty twist on raspberry jelly.

Raspberry confitureI love it when readers send me new inspirations for the kitchen.  Here’s an interesting suggestion for a new twist on raspberry jelly.

Of course, if you have a new recipe idea and want a second opinion, let me know through my website or contact me via Facebook.  Be sure to send a photograph of your creation when you make it, I’ll post it here for all to see!

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