Are you looking for a delicious and impressive dessert to serve at your summer gatherings? Then these delicious summer pudding treats are just the thing for you! These little things are a perfect combination of two raspberry classics and are not only delicious, but also super practical. You can make them in advance and simply store them in the fridge until ready to serve. Whether it’s a potluck, BBQ or casual family gathering, these sweet summer little things are sure to be a hit with everyone. Be sure to try this recipe and enjoy the refreshing and fruity flavors of summer!
- 600g raspberries
- 50g golden powdered sugar
- 1 Madeira loaf (approx. 300 g)
- 8 oz jar of clotted cream
- powdered sugar, for serving
- Set half of the raspberries aside.
- Roughly mash the remaining raspberries with the sugar in a bowl.
- Cut the Madeira loaf into 12 slices, then use a round cutter to cut out circles suitable for 4 serving glasses.
- Beat the clotted cream until slightly thickened.
- Layer the trifles in glasses, starting with a piece of cake, then some cream and some raspberry puree.
- After the last piece of cake, spread some cream over it and top with whole raspberries.
- The trifles can be kept in the fridge for a few hours.
- Dust with a little powdered sugar before serving.
Equipment and tools
- mixing bowl
- measuring spoon
- spoon or spatula
- Serving glasses or bowls
Please note that this recipe may contain the following allergens:
- Dairy products (clotted cream)
Storage and leftovers
If there are any leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. However, the consistency of the pudding may change slightly due to the moisture of the fruit. Before serving again, you can sprinkle some powdered sugar on top to freshen it up.
Health Benefits of Summer Pudding Trifles
Summer pudding trifles are not only a delicious and refreshing dessert, but they also offer several health benefits. The combination of fresh raspberries, golden powdered sugar, Madeira bread and clotted cream creates a delicious treat that is both filling and nutritious.
1. Rich in antioxidants
Raspberries, the main ingredient in summer pudding trifles, are packed with powerful antioxidants. These antioxidants help protect the body from damage caused by harmful free radicals and reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and age-related decline.
2. Excellent source of fiber
Raspberries are also an excellent source of fiber. Just one serving of summer pudding trifles provides a significant amount of fiber, which supports digestive health and ensures regular bowel movements. Fiber also helps control blood sugar levels and contributes to weight control.
3. Natural sweetness
Using golden powdered sugar in the recipe adds a touch of sweetness to the summer pudding trifles. Compared to refined white sugar, golden powdered sugar contains more natural molasses, which provides trace elements such as iron, calcium and potassium. While it’s important to consume sugar in moderation, using natural sweeteners can be a healthier alternative.
4. Energy-boosting Madeira bread
Incorporating Madeira loaf into these trifles not only adds extra texture to these trifles, but also provides a source of energy. Madeira loaf is a dense and moist cake made with rich ingredients such as butter, eggs and sugar. These ingredients provide quick energy and make summer pudding trifles an ideal dessert after a busy day or for a special occasion.
5. Nutrient-rich clotted cream
The delicious addition of clotted cream to summer pudding trifles makes them even more delicious. Although clotted cream is high in calories and fat, it also contains important nutrients such as calcium and vitamin A. Calcium promotes strong bones and teeth, while vitamin A supports healthy vision and a strong immune system. However, it is important to consume clotted cream in moderation for a balanced diet.
So next time you enjoy the heavenly combination of raspberries, Madeira loaf and clotted cream in summer custard trifles, you can enjoy not only the incredible flavors, but also the health benefits these ingredients offer. Remember: moderation is the key to enjoying these delicious treats while maintaining a balanced lifestyle.