Fig, Raspberry and Meringue Trifles

On the 8th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… trifles chilling!

At Harvey Norman, we’re celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas with 12 delicious recipes. On the menu today: Fig, Raspberry and Meringue Trifles.


Makes 8.

Prep 10 minutes.



2 cups thickened cream.

2 cups store-bought thick custard.

2 teaspoons vanilla bean extract.

500g raspberries.

2 tablespoons icing sugar, sifted.

2 tablespoons orange liqueur (optional).

8 figs, cut into wedges.

160g store-bought meringue, crushed.

Small mint leaves, to serve.



▶ 1. Place cream, custard and vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer and whisk on high for 4 minutes or until thickened.

▶ 2. Place raspberries, icing sugar and liqueur in a small bowl and crush with a fork.

▶ 3. Divide half the raspberry mixture between 8 x 1-cup glasses and top with half the figs.

▶ 4. Layer with half the meringue and half the cream mixture.

▶ 5. Top with remaining raspberries, remaining figs and remaining cream mixture. Top with remaining meringue and mint leaves.


Recipe/Photography supplied by Australian Women’s Weekly and Country Style magazines.

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12 Days of Christmas Recipes

Is your mouth-watering? Celebrate the festive season with our complete 12 Days of Christmas recipes:

▶ Day 1: Coconut and Raspberry Layer Cake

▶ Day 2: Caramel, Hazelnut and Praline Affogato

▶ Day 3: Sparkling Champagne Cocktail with a Grapefruit Twist

▶ Day 4: Mini Chocolate Orange Puddings with Gold Leaf Oranges

▶ Day 5: Five-Spice Maple-Glazed Ham

▶ Day 6: Six Herb, Pea and Avocado Dip with Sliced Radish and Mixed Micro Herbs

▶ Day 7: Lemongrass-Cured Salmon with Coriander Blinis and Lime Crème Fraiche 

▶ Day 8: Fig, Raspberry and Meringue Trifles

▶ Day 9: Sloe Gin Turkish Delight and Coconut Jellies

▶ Day 10: Parmesan and Potato Rösti Nests with Rare Roast Beef

▶ Day 11: Berry, Chocolate and Coconut Ice Cream Log

▶ Day 12: Sour Cherry and Brownie Truffles