Luca Manfe's Panettone Trifle With Red Berries

(4 serving)

  • 1 Panettone 
  • 2 cups of Raspberries Berries (red fruit)
  • 1 cup of sugar 
  • 4 tbsp Marsala 
  • 1 cup Mascarpone 
  • 2 cups Custard cream
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract 
  • 2 cups Fresh cream


A guaranteed hit at your next party, this raspberry-filled pandora trifle recipe is surprisingly quick and easy to make. Chef Luca Manfe shows you how. 


1 cup chilled whipping cream
1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup milk

Panettone Trifle

Step 1

Cut the Panettone cake into slices eliminating all of the upper crust. 

Step 2

Then cut into cubes and place the cut Panettone in glasses.

Step 3

Pour the raspberries or red fruits into a bowl then marinate with lemon juice, 250 ml sugar and 4 tbsp Marsala wine in a saucepan. 
First cook over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. 
Add the Marsala and remove from heat to cool. 

Step 4

Whisk the 1 cup Mascarpone cheese until creamy then gradually add in the 2 cups of cream and 2 tsp vanilla extract, stirring constantly to properly combine all the ingredients. 

Step 5

Dial the trifle lays flat on the bottom of the cup a layer of cake followed by a layer of red fruits and a layer of mascarpone cream. 

Step 6

Finish with whipped cream and add some red fruit. 

Step 7

Put the trifle in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
After one hour, it will be ready to serve.

Mascarpone Cream

Step 1

In a stand mixer combine mascarpone, heavy cream, sugar and vanilla in a large metal bowl. 

Step 2

With an electric mixer on high, beat until the mascarpone cream starts to seize and thicken.

Step 3

Turn mixer speed to low and slowly drizzle in milk, beating until well combined. 

Step 4

Keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to a week.