A Perfect Dessert for Two

Parody comedian, George Mnguni aka Okaywasabi, and his girlfriend Sasha Langa have long been entertaining South Africans online with their ‘Sushi with Wasabi’ YouTube channel. For something a little different, Rhodes Quality got them together to create a dessert worthy of the perfect Sweet Times romantic dinner for two.

Their favourite sweet dish to share with each other is a Fruity Fruit Jelly Trifle, so if you’re looking for some inspiration for a dish perfect for a sweet time with your partner, here’s their recipe.

Rhodes Quality Fruity Fruit Jelly Trifle

Recipe by George Mnguni and Sasha Langa
Serves 2


For the Jelly 

  • 1 can of Rhodes Quality Peach Pieces
  • 1 can of Rhodes Quality Pineapple Pieces
  • 2 boxes of Trotters Orange Jelly
  • 250ml Rhodes Quality Pine Apple Juice  
  • 1 sachet of Hinds Custard 

For the Trifle 

  • 2 cans of Rhodes Quality Mixed Fruit (drained)


For the Jelly

  • Follow the instructions on the content box of the jelly: Remove the contents, boil water for the jelly, mix the water and powder from jelly box into a bowl that’s visible, add cooling water 
  • Now add your Rhodes Quality Pineapple Juice 
  • Wait for it to cool down completely 
  • Add half the can of each of the fruits (peaches and pineapple)
  • Place in the fridge for 2 hours

For the Trifle 

  • Use a bowl that’s visible 
  • Place half the peaches at the bottom
  • Add the custard to cover the layer
  • Add half the jelly which has now set
  • Add the remaining pineapple pieces (keep a small amount for garnish)
  • Add more custard to cover the layer
  • Add the remaining jelly 
  • Add the remaining custard 
  • Top with the leftover canned fruits to decorate 
  • Place in the fridge for 30 mins  
  • Finally add crushed biscuits of your choosing (We like to use tennis biscuits) and serve.