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Mini key lime trifles (V)


If you love key lime pie, try out this version turned into a trifle! With locally made gingerbread and a zing of limes, it's the perfect afternoon treat 🍨


  • 100g ginger biscuits from Grantham Gingerbread 
  • 50g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 2 Love Local egg yolks
  • Zest and juice of 5 limes
  • 400g can condensed milk
  • 100g ginger cake
  • 150ml Co-op double cream


  1. Put the ginger biscuits in a sandwich bag and bash with a rolling pin, until they resemble fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Melt the butter and then stir through the biscuit crumbs.
  3. Divide between 8 small glasses and chill in the fridge.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks with the lime juice and most of the zest (reserving a little to decorate) until light and frothy.
  5. Add the condensed milk and whisk for another 2-3 mins.
  6. Remove the glasses from the fridge and spoon in the lime filling, dividing equally between each glass.
  7. Chill for about 1-2 hours, or until set.
  8. Crumble the ginger cake and divide between the glasses.
  9. Whip the cream to soft peaks and then finish the trifles with a layer of cream.
  10. Sprinkle over the reserved lime zest to serve.