A big bowl of fruit trifle with mango pieces and grapes covering the top

Tropical Trifle

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle East
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Calories: 284.7kcal
Author: Amira
Best fruit trifle recipe. Layers of tropical fruits, cream and cake. Sweet, juicy and oh so delicious. The best way to welcome summer is to make this trifle.
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  • 1 9” pound cake or angle cake.
  • 4 1/2 - 5 cups prepared custard*
  • 1 cup mango juice.
  • 2 cups cut mangos , more for garnishing.
  • 1 lb grapes , halved, more for garnishing.
  • 3 large bananas.
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream.
  • 1 cup reduced fat greek yogurt.
  • 2 Tablespoon sugar.
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract.


  • Prepare and cut the fruits,cut the cake into 1 inch cubes.
  • Prepare the custard as directed on the package.
  • In the bottom of a deep serving bowl, add about 1 cup of the hot custard mix, top with 1/3 of the cake pieces and pour 1/3 cup of the mango juice over the cake pieces.
  • Top with 1/3 of mango, grapes and bananas. You might wanna go a little decorative around the edges.
  • Repeat layering custard, cakes, juice then fruits until all ingredients are used.**
  • Prepare the whipping cream, by beating whipping cream, sugar and vanilla then fold in the yogurt until very well combined.
  • Pour the whipping cream on top and level.
  • Garnish with any leftover fruits.
  • Refrigerate for a couple of hour to let the cake soak up the mango juice.
  • Serve cold and enjoy!!


* You can also use 1 (3 oz) cook&serve vanilla pudding.
** it is very important to keep the custard hot, so if it got cold while you are layering you might wanna reheat it gently on stovetop or in the microwave.
Nutrition Facts
Tropical Trifle
Amount Per Serving
Calories 284.7 Calories from Fat 122
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.5g21%
Saturated Fat 7.7g48%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.1g
Cholesterol 65.4mg22%
Sodium 135.4mg6%
Potassium 223.5mg6%
Carbohydrates 40.3g13%
Sugar 28.8g32%
Protein 2.5g5%
Vitamin A 1280IU26%
Vitamin C 34.2mg41%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 284.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 40.3g | Protein: 2.5g | Fat: 13.5g | Saturated Fat: 7.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.1g | Cholesterol: 65.4mg | Sodium: 135.4mg | Potassium: 223.5mg | Sugar: 28.8g | Vitamin A: 1280IU | Vitamin C: 34.2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.5mg

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