Catherine's Christmas Berry Tiramisu

Christmas Berry Tiramisu


Serves 10

This take on trifle is from the BBC's 'The Best Christnas Food Ever' and what a luxurious dessert it is and pretty impressive to present at the dining table. This is my twist on a tiramisu, which is a light option and an alternative to the traditional trifle

The trick to getting the layers to even is to divide the mixture before layering – for example, if planning on 3 layers each of the compote, biscuits and cream, then divide each of these into 3 before constructing the dessert. And a handy tip is to pipe the cream mixture to achieve a more even layer. And for a deeper biscuit layer, lay them on their side rather than flat..


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