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English Trifle

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Ingredients
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  9 inch yellow cake layer 1 , baked
  Raspberry jam 1 Cup (16 tbs), divided
  Sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
  Custard 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooled slightly (1 Recipe, Basic Type)
  Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Place almonds and butter in a 9-inch glass pie plate.
Microwave at HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until toasted, stirring once.
Set aside.
Slice cake layer into 12 to 15 strips.
Layer 1/3 of the cake strips in a 3-quart serving bowl.
Be sure to remove lid from jam jar and microwave at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until heated.
Drizzle 1/3 of the warm jam over cake.
Sprinkle with 1/3 of sherry.
Repeat with remaining cake, jam, and sherry, making 2 more layers.
Pour Basic Custard over the cake layers.
Cover and chill several hours.
Just before serving, whip cream until thickened.
Add sugar.
Spoon over top of cake.
Sprinkle with toasted almonds.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Butter

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