Low Carb Cherry Trifle

Low Carb Cherry Trifle

A simple cake and low sugar fruits make this low carb trifle feel truly decadent for any celebration. Using cherries from a jar means it can be made all year round or switch the cherries for your favourite seasonal low sugar fresh fruits.

What we love about this upgrade from a classic? This low carb trifle recipe is gluten free and made from almond flour to bolster protein and healthy fats. This is how we achieve less than 15% carbohydrates (and only 6g of sugar) per serve, rather than the usual 48% you’ll find in the store bought version.

Serves 12

Nutrition (per serving):

  • Calories 373kcal
  • Protein 8.5g
  • Fibre 3.2g
  • Carbs 12.3g
  • Sugar 6.1g
  • Fat 31.9g

Prep time: 1 hour
Cook time: 1 hour


  • 2 oranges (300g)
  • 8 soft pitted dates
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 300g almond meal (ground almonds)
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 400ml whipping cream
  • 400g pitted morello cherries
  • whole fresh cranberries or cherries to garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/170°C fan/Gas mark 5.
  2. Line a 22-24cm cake tin.
  3. Wash your oranges and prick them all over with the tip of a knife. Microwave in a covered bowl for 10 minutes. Allow to cool.
  4. Chop and deseed the oranges and place in a food processor with the chopped dates, olive oil and eggs. Blitz until well combined. Add the almond meal, baking powder and blend into a batter.
  5. Pour the batter into the lined cake tin and spread mix evenly.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until golden and firm to the touch. Set aside to cool.
  7. Whip your cream into firm peaks and cut your cake into 1cm (⅓ inch) slices.
  8. Layer your trifle – start with the cake, pressing firmly to the side of the dish (to create clean layers), add a layer of cherries, scoop on a layer of whipped cream – then repeat to fill your trifle dish finishing with a cream layer.
  9. Be generous with the top most cream layer – top with whole fresh cherries or cranberries to really wow your guests. Serve immediately.


  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Premake your cake the day before to save time.

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