Sunday Special

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sweet Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1985

  • About

This pleasing pudding is simple to prepare and looks intriguing. It has the appearance of a cake, but inside its coating of sponge soaked with fresh orange syrup is the palest-pink, jellied mousse, made with rhubarb, soured cream and yogurt. Very refreshing after a large Sunday lunch.


  • 1 packet of trifle sponges
  • 4 oz (100 g) soft pale brown or


Slice each of the trifle sponges in half (through the middle, so that they are half as thick) and lay them in a largish, shallow dish or pan, crumb side up. Put the brown sugar, orange juice and 4 tablespoons (4 x 15 ml