Christmas Cherry Trifle
President Bush and First Lady Laura's Favorite Christmas Dessert
This is one of President Bush and the first lady's favorite Christmas recipes. Emeril Lagasse visited the White House and baked with White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier.
You will need to first make a yellow cake layered with raspberry preserves. Cut the cake into 1 inch cubes.
In a separate bowl, you will fold in pastry cream, whipped cream and port together.
Put one layer of cake cubes down in a bowl and sprinkle with 1/8 cup port.
Then put on a layer of cherries.
Then a layer of the cream mixture
Top with thin layer of sweetened whipped cream.
Put rosettes around the rim.
Garnish with fresh cherries and other Christmas decorations.