For the jelly base:
- 1 packet of red jelly crystal (use aeroplane jelly or Nona jelly crystal), follow instruction on the packet.
- 1 sponge cake (sponge fingers or 'bahulu')
- 6 tbspn orange juice
- option: 6 tbspn red jam or fresh strawberry or berries
For the custards:
- 5 egg yolks
- 5 tbspn sugar
- 1 teaspn vanilla essence
- 3 tbspn plain flour
- 600 ml milk
Final layer: Whisk double cream until set and spread it over the custard. decorate it with whatever takes your fancy... with fresh fruit or '100s and 1000s'...
Alternative for the custards: Mix about 3 tbspn of custard powder with 1/2 cup of milk. Mix it well. Heat 400ml of milk in a saucepan until about to boil. Pour in the custard mixture, sugar (4 tbspn or more depending on your liking) and stir well until thickened... Leave it to cool and pour over the jelly.