Strawberry Lemon Curd Trifle is a light and healthy dessert for Mother’s Day. Enjoy the delicious flavors of custard, curd and cake in one.
Trifle has been part of my life for a long time. I have so many holiday memories where we ate trifle for dessert. Some were hot, some were cold but they all included Bird’s Custard. If you aren’t familiar with Bird’s Custard, it is a custard manufactured in England. I can find the powder in my local grocery store, thank goodness. It is the most fabulous custard I’ve ever had. I could eat it by the spoonful. We lived in England when I was a child and I fondly remember eating it. Often a school lunch would include dessert with this custard. Yum! Just thinking about it makes me hungry.
A couple of years ago I started making lemon curd. I had thought it was so difficult but it really isn’t. Once I got lemon down, I started playing with flavors and developed strawberry lemon curd. Since it was around July 4th, I, of course, added it to the trifle I was making for a barbecue. It was so good. Let’s just say I didn’t just see fireworks in the air, there were fireworks of flavor explosions in my mouth too. The curd and the custard are fantastic partners. The great thing about a trifle is that you can pretty much throw in any fruit and any cake. That is what I did that July 4th so I had no measurements to give you a recipe. Quite frankly, I forgot about it. We didn’t have our usual July 4th party last year, too much stress with my hubby.
When I was making lemon curd for Meyer Lemon Angel Food Cake with Lemon Curd, I remembered the strawberry lemon curd and how delectable it was. Mother’s Day seemed like a good time to pull it out. I changed up the recipe a little and made adorable individual trifles. I have always wanted to have a “mini” party, mini as in everything being in individual serving sizes and cute little cups. So, I have collected quite a few of them. It was so fun to pull them out and make this itty bitty Strawberry Lemon Curd Trifles. They looked so cute. I’m so happy!
You don’t have to make individual ones. Feel free to make one big trifle. All the layers will still look so pretty in a trifle bowl. Part of the fun of a trifle, is making those gorgeous colorful layers and letting it all meld together in one incredible bite. Start making family memories of your own this Strawberry Lemon Curd Trifle. Once you make it, everyone will ask for it again and again.
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