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Blackberry and Lime Curd Trifle
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
Lime Curd
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter , softened
  • 3/4 cups fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • 2 eggs , beaten
Smashed Blackberries
  • 24 ounces fresh Blackberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 tsp lime zest
Smashed Blackberries
  • 24 ounces fresh Blackberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 tsp lime zest
Whipped Cream
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
Instructions
Lime Curd
  1. Beat together sugar, butter and zest. Add eggs, one at time, mixing well. Add lime juice and beat until combined.
  2. Pour the mixture into a small pan and cook on medium, stirring constantly.
  3. When it is just about to come to a simmer, and has thickened (will coat the back of your spoon), remove from heat. It will thicken up more as it cools.
  4. Once it is cool enough to touch, place in a bowl, cover and refrigerate until cold, about an hour.
Smashed Blackberries
  1. In a bowl combine blackberries, sugar and zest.
  2. Mix together smashing the blackberries slightly.
Whipped Cream
  1. Whip on high until cream has doubled in size and forms stiff peaks.
Assembly
  1. Cut pound cake into 1 inch cubes.
  2. Layer on the bottom of 6 small individual serving dishes or 1 large trifle bowl (3-4 quart bowl) with a single layer of cake cubes.
  3. Spread a thing layer of whipped cream on the cake layer.
  4. Spread a thin layer of lime curd followed by a layer of berries and if desired, a layer of toasted coconut.
  5. In the individual dishes I was able to do 2 layers.
  6. In the large dish, repeat assembly until full.
  7. Finish with whipped cream and fresh berries.