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3 Irresistible Recipes Made Better with Ambrosia Custard

16 February 2017

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The British love-affair with custard goes as far back as the Middle Ages, but the delicious dessert in the form we know and love today has been a staple of our kitchen cupboards for 100 years!

As Ambrosia celebrates its 100th birthday we’ve brought you some truly irresistible ways to enjoy Ambrosia custard.

Make a trifle

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Is there anything more British than custard? It’s a hotly debated topic but trifle must run a close second. The mere sight of cake, fruit and custard layers is enough to stir as much patriotism as the Union Jack.

Trifle is a fairly simple dessert to make, but why waste time making your own custard? Just grab a tin of Ambrosia Custard and layer it on, safe in the knowledge that the nation’s favourite tinned dessert lies in wait for hungry tummies.

Why not try something a little different, like this chocolate orange trifle recipe?

Pour over Apple Crumble

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Ah, apple crumble. Two words sure to convince even the fullest of stomachs that there’s just enough space left for dessert.

And there’s only one accompaniment for this British classic: custard of course! This apple and dark fruit crumble makes an intriguing tweak to a traditional dessert. Smother with Ambrosia Custard for that familiar and irresistibly creamy taste.

B&M Top Tip: see the full range stocked by B&M on our Ambrosia brand page, including custard, rice pudding and banana and chocolate flavoured dessert pots!

Try it in a cocktail!

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For the cocktail curious among you, you’ll be delighted to hear that you can successfully combine custard with alcohol!

Moving away from the traditional desserts, a London based bar has come up with an ingenious recipe for what can literally be described as a dessert in a glass, and the key ingredient is Ambrosia Deluxe Custard with Clotted Cream.

‘The Queen Raffled’ is made up of Ambrosia, rum and gingerbread liqueur with a garnish of nutmeg and dark chocolate.

Don't believe us? Check it out and get the full recipe here.

Help us celebrate with Ambrosia! Tell us your favourite custard-based desserts and share your love of Ambrosia with our followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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