This delicious sherry-soaked trifle made with leftover Christmas pudding is the perfect dessert to keep the festive indulgence going


For the trifle

  • 300g/10½oz leftover Christmas pudding
  • 8 fresh black figs, cut into quarters
  • 250ml/9fl oz  sherry
  • 250g/9oz mascarpone
  • 250ml/9fl oz double cream
  • icing sugar, to taste
  • 150g/5½oz mixed crumbled pecans and toasted flaked almonds
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • 100g/3½oz chocolate shavings, to decorate
  • 7-8 washed & sliced strawberries or raspberries to decorate 

For the custard

  • 500ml/18fl oz full-fat milk
  • 100ml/3½fl oz double cream
  • 1 vanilla pod, split in half lengthways
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 50g/1¾oz brown sugar


Source: BBC Food Christmas Kitchen Recipes