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Ricotta and Berry Trifle - LBS69

A heavenly layer upon layer, this ricotta berry trifle makes a beautiful dessert for any occasion.


Makes about 12 servings

You will need:

Lamb Brand Sponge Mix, 800grms

Water, 160ml

Eggs, 6


For the filling:

Lamb Brand Ground Almonds, 100grms

Lamb Brand Flaked Almonds toasted, 50grms

Hello Orange Juice, 1/3 cup (80ml)

Ricotta, 400grms 

Blue berries, 200grms

Raspberries, 150grms

Strawberries or any berries, 150grms

Honey, 1/3 cup (80ml)


All you have to do is:

1. Prepare the sponge mix as per packet instructions.

2. Preheat the oven to 180°C

3. Lightly grease and line two 28cm round cake tins.

4. Divide the prepared sponge mix between the two cake tins and spread out evenly.  Bake for about 30 minutes or until risen and soft to the touch.

5. Cool the cakes slightly in the tins before turning out onto wire racks to cool completely.

6. Prepare the mixture by combining ricotta cheese, ground almonds, orange juice and honey and blend well until smooth.

7. Spread half of the ricotta cheese mixture over one layer of the sponge cake and gently spread the berries pressing slightly into the ricotta mixture.

8. Top with the second sponge cake and spread the remaining ricotta mixture on top. 

9. Decorate the topping with the remaining berries and toasted flaked almonds.

10. Refrigerate until ready to serve.