Mango cheesecake trifle

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The best thing about any trifle is that it can be customized to suit individual taste buds. Different elements come together to create this unique experience in your mouth. Always makes an impression on your guests with taste and appearance.

The beauty of this dessert is in the layers. Traditionally a trifle has a layer of sponge, cream, custard, fruits, and garnish. I used lady finger biscuits and a mango cheesecake layer instead of a sponge and custard layer. Hence, my trifle turned out much lighter.

Seasonal fruits are the best ingredients for a trifle. The range of choice of fruits for trifle is numerous. When choosing fruits for a trifle, it’s important to use fresh, ripe fruits for the best flavor. Mix and match different fruits to create a unique and delicious flavor combination. Mangoes, berries, kiwis, oranges, etc. Since mangoes are back in season, I added a layer of cheesecake. 

I prepared trifles in individual glasses, and they looked so pretty.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes
Serves: 6-7


  • Jelly sachet 1 (flavor of your choice)
  • Lady finger biscuits 10-12
  • Cream cheese 250 gms
  • Mango 2 (medium-sized)
  • Sugar 100 gms
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • Whipping cream 200 ml
  • Blueberries 100 gms
  • Slivered almonds 4 tbsp
  • Dried rose buds 1 tbsp


  1. Cook the mangoes with sugar and lemon juice. Once cooked, let the mango pieces cool down before turning them puree.
  2. Prepare the jelly as per the instructions on the packet. Pour this jelly into the individual glasses evenly. Let it set, and prepare the rest of the layers.
  3. Whip the cream till you get stiff peaks. Break the lady-finger biscuits and place them over the jelly.
  4. Mix the cream cheese, mango puree, and one-fourth of the whipped cream.
  5. Fold in the cream and pour into a piping bag.
  6. Place the blueberries and next pipe the whipping cream as a layer. Garnish with toasted almond slices and rose petals. Serve chilled. 

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