Irish Sherry Trifle Recipe

This Irish sherry trifle filled with berries, Irish sherry and cream is the perfect dessert to finish of any meal, especially corned beef and cabbage, Irish beef stew or St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Sherry Trifle

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Irish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 333 kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio

The perfect lightly sweet dessert to compliment a meal of Beef Stew or Corned Beef, and certainly the perfect finish to a St. Patrick's Day meal.



  • 10 ladyfinger cookies
  • 3 oz raspberry gelatin
  • 1 c sherry
  • 1 c fruit raspberries, strawberries, cherries
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • 1.5 c vanilla pudding
  • 2 T sugar
  • 3 c milk


  1. Place the ladyfingers in the bottom of a glass serving dish.
  2. Arrange the fruit on top in an even layer.
  3. In a separate bowl, add one c boiling water to the raspberry gelatin and then another 1.5 c cold water. Stir until crystals dissolve.

  4. Pour over the mixture in the dish.
  5. In another bowl, combine the pudding powder, sugar, and a little milk.
  6. Heat the rest of the milk in a saucepan, just bringing it to a light boil.

  7. Remove from heat, add the pudding mixture mix slowly and heat again, almost to a boil.

  8. Stir constantly.
  9. Pour this over the mixture in the glass dish.
  10. Cover and chill.
  11. Before serving, whip the cream with a little sugar and heap it on the trifle.

Recipe Notes


Top with mint and a square of chocolate.  



Nutrition Facts
Irish Sherry Trifle
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 150mg7%
Potassium 229mg7%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 830IU17%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 135mg14%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.





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