Envy™ Apple & Custard Sponge Trifle


Serves 8-10


  • 6 Envy™ apples
  • 2 tablespoons golden caster sugar or similar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour + 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 cups vanilla bean custard
  • 1 large plain sponge cake
  • ½ cup caramel or butterscotch sauce – reserve a little for garnish
  • ½ cup cream
  • Fresh sliced apple and strawberries & drizzle of caramel sauce


  1. Peel, core and dice apples and place in a large saucepan
  2. Add caster sugar, cinnamon, and water
  3. Simmer apples for 5-8 minutes until tender
  4. Combine the cornflour and water
  5. Stir the cornflour mixture into the apples stirring until the apples are syrupy
  6. Cut the sponge into 2cm diced pieces
  7. Arrange 1/3 of the sponge pieces in the base of your serving bowl
  8. Spoon over ½ of the cinnamon apple pieces including the syrupy juices
  9. Spread over ½ the custard and drizzle with ½ the caramel sauce
  10. Repeat steps 7,8 and 9 finishing with the sponge cake, chill
  11. Whip cream and spoon dollops over the sponge cake to cover the top
  12. Garnish with fresh sliced apple and strawberries and drizzle with a little caramel sauce


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