Trifle…


We love trifles, I think it shows with the amount of times we post them on social media. We like adding various toppings to ours but you can keep them all off and just stick to traditional trifles.

Below is a selection of some of the trifles we have made for inspiration.

Also lots of variations of ways to make your trifles too.


**NOTE: We use syrups from http://www.trkg.co.uk they are calorie free, sugar free, diabetic friendly, gluten free, vegan friendly and come in a wide range of flavours. Now just a quick note, although these are calorie free Slimming World advise to syn these syrups the same as sweetener at 0.5 per tablespoon if you are going to be using a lot of sweetener in a day. This is down to each individual if you wish to do this but as we are sharing our recipes we will always include the syn values as per the guidelines. We also have a code to share: Hickmans15 for you to get 15% off your order, this code also works alongside the buy 4 get the 5th bottle free, simply add your bottles to your basket, enter the code at the checkout and the code will be applied.


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Version 1…

  • 1 sachet of sugar free jelly crystals in any flavour you wish – 1.5 syns
  • Homemade vanilla custard – 1x HexA
  • Sponge fingers (Optional) – 1.5 syns per finger
  • 12.5g light squirty cream – 1.5 syns
  1. Boil the kettle. Pour the jelly crystals into a jug and add ¼ pint boiling water. Stir to dissolve the crystals.
  2. Once dissolved top the jug with cold water to 1 pint of liquid.
  3. Divide the jelly into 3 dishes/glasses/trifle dishes, break your sponge finger up if using and pop them in the jelly, they will float but don’t worry about that.
  4. Place in the fridge and wait a few hours for it to set.
  5. When the jelly is set make the custard following the link in the ingredients.
  6. We are only making 2 trifles here so only take out 2 of the dishes of jelly. Simply enjoy the other jelly another day with some homemade icecream (you can find various ice creams on here or use a shop brought one).
  7. Allow the custard to go cold before pouring on the jelly otherwise it will just melt it.
  8. Divide the custard between the 2 jellies and pop back in the fridge to set.
  9. Before serving put your trifles on the scales, turn them on and make sure it reads 0. Squirt 12.5g of cream on each trifle and top with any toppings you wish. Syn accordingly.

Each trifle made this way is 0.5 syn for jelly (as we split it into 3) and half hexa (as we split this into 2), we did have 0.5 syn for cornflour in the custard but as this is a very small syn when split we personally don’t syn this but please do whats best for your own weight loss.

Version 2…

  • 1 sachet powdered gelatine
  • 3 tablespoons TRKG syrup (any flavour you wish) (** See note above about these syrups)
  • Homemade vanilla custard – 1x HexA
  • 12.5g light squirty cream – 1.5 syns
  1. Boil the kettle, pour ¼ pint of boiling water in a jug, pour the gelatine into the boiling water and mix until dissolved (make sure you add the gelatine to the water and not the other way round).
  2. Top the liquid to 1 pint and add the syrup.
  3. Divide the jelly into 3 dishes/glasses/trifle dishes.
  4. Follow step 4 – 9 as above.

If you do not have any of the syrups mentioned above it will also work with double concentrated sugar free squash. Simply make up squash to the strength you like it and follow the same principles above making the jelly with gelatine.

You can also replace the cream with sweetened quark or yogurt to reduce the syns.

You can also use custard powder to make your custard (syn it accordingly).