A few simple layers, one pretty glass bowl, and you've got a trifle worthy of sharing with "Friends."
Pound cake cubes
Top with whipping cream.
"First there's a layer of ladyfingers, then a layer of jam, then custard, which I made from scratch, then raspberries, more ladyfingers, then beef sauteed with peas and onions, then a little bit more custard, then bananas, and then I just put some whipped cream on top." -Rachel
Pound cake cubes
Vanilla pudding with cream cheese
Strawberries and blueberries
Add berry sauce.
"Oh my.... She made half an English trifle and ... half a shepherd's pie!" -Ross
Individual Brownie Trifles
Chocolate ice cream topping
"Beef? In a dessert? There's no way." -Ross
"I know, and only one layer of jam? What is up with that?" -Joey
Coconut macaroon cookies
Lemon yogurt with whipped dessert topping
"The beef? Yeah, that was weird to me, too. But then, you know what, I thought, well, there's mincemeat pie. I mean that's an English dessert. These people just put very strange things in their food." -Rachel
Vanilla ice cream
Top with whipped cream.
Sprinkle with cinnamon.
"If anyone needs help pretending to like it, I learned some things in acting class. Try rubbing your stomach. Or saying 'Mmm.' And oh-oh, smiling!" -Joey
Blackberry-Banana Lemon Trifles
"It tastes like feet." -Ross
Banana Split Trifles
Oatmeal cookie crumbs
Hot fudge topping
Top with whipped cream, sliced bananas, and hot fudge.
"So, Rach, this is a traditional English trifle, isn't it?" -Phoebe
"It sure is." -Rachel
"Wow. So then did you make it with beef or eggplant?" -Phoebe
"I can't have any. You know I don't eat beef. Awww." -Phoebe
Sour cream and milk mixture
"What's not to like? Custard, good. Jam, good. Meat, goooood." -Joey
Peanut Butter-Banana Trifles
Yogurt and peanut butter-honey mixture