23 trifle recipes for Christmas and beyond

Layer up. Make your Christmas dessert one to remember.

Spiced plum, cherry and coffee trifle with cardamom crumb
'Tis the season for trifle, no doubt about it. Those steady layers of sponge and jelly, billows of custard and cream, and a rainbow of fruit, are a reason to look forward to Christmas dessert. A cheeky nip of booze doesn't hurt the cause either. Find the biggest bowl you can – this yuletide favourite is made for celebrating.