Cheat's Trifles

These cheat's trifles are made using figs, honeycomb, creamy mascarpone cheese, crystallised ginger and nougat- all shop bought, but put together to create a layering effect like a trifle
Cheat's Trifles
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Cheat's Trifles
December 19, 2019
Level Easy
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra


250g mascarpone, softened
250ml cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
200g firm nougat, thinly sliced
100g crystallised ginger, chopped
4 fresh figs

To serve

spinneysFOOD Honey
Honeycomb, for sprinkling


  • 1

    Place the mascarpone, cream and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl and whisk until soft peaks form.

  • 2

    Divide the mascarpone mixture, nougat and crystallised ginger and fresh figs between serving glasses to create a layered effect.

  • 3

    Drizzle the trifles with the honey and sprinkle with the honeycomb


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