Mixed Berry & Lavender Trifle
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup The Jam Bandits Mixed Berry & Lavender Jam
4 cups berries of your choice
2 cups heavy cream
In a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water, and lemon juice to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar, 1 to 2 minutes. Let cool.
In another bowl, combine jam with 3 cups of berries, mashing slightly.
In a large bowl, whip cream and 2 tablespoons sugar to stiff peaks.
Slice sponge cake 2cm thick; brush both sides of slices with lemon syrup.
Fit 1/2 of slices snugly in the bottom of a large wine glass or other glass dessert bowl, trimming edges if necessary. Gently spread top of layer with 1/2 of raspberry mixture, and then 1/2 of whipped cream. Repeat to create another layer; garnish with remaining cup berries.
Refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 24 hours.