Rhubarb and Custard Trifle

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    , although I still make this if there are fewer of us; leftovers are to be relished, or generously boxed up and given to people to take home
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Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, recipes and stories

By Nigella Lawson

Published 2020

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I have published many recipes for trifle and made even more, and this is the one I return to most, even though it is the first time I have actually written it down. This simple, joyous pile-up of sponge, rhubarb, custard and cream remains my favourite, and will always remain my favourite; it’s time I shared it with you.

It’s true, it does involve the making of a custard, but since I have relaxed my previous no-cornflour rule, and also make it these days with double cream, rather tha