Tropical Trifle Recipe!

This is the BEST trifle I have ever tasted hands down! It takes a little time, but it is well worth it! Mangoes, coconut, pineapple, bananas, coconut rum and a coconut custard all come together to create a dessert that will have you doing the hula in no time!

To make this trifle recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

2 mangoes peeled and cubed

1 (20oz) can chunk pineapple, un-drained

1/3 cup coconut rum (I used Mailbu)

10 oz pound cake, crumbled

2 bananas sliced

Coconut Custard (recipe below)

1 1/3 cups sweetened flake coconut

2/3 cup macadamia nuts, chopped

To make the coconut custard, you will need:

1 cup sugar

1/3 cup cornstarch

2 cups milk

1 (14oz) can coconut milk

6 egg yolks

In a bowl combine mangoes and canned pineapple with juice.

add 1/3 cup Malibu and set aside.

In a med saucepan combine 1 cup sugar,

1/3 cup cornstarch,

2 cups milk,

can of coconut milk,

and 6 egg yolks.

Whisk mixture over high heat until boiling (stirring constantly) continue

stirring one minute after boil or until thickened.

After custard has thickened, put in an ice bath and stir occasionally until cool.

Now start your layers: Pound cake,

fruit mixture, (Make sure you saturate the pound cake with the rum juice. I used a ladle)

bananas and chopped nuts,


and custard. Repeat layers.

Top with nuts and coconut. Chill for several hours to over night.

Treat your guests to this tropical treat!



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