A Trifle for the Queen: UK Unveils Jubilee Pudding Winner

It’s not just a trifle. It’s history.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is joined by Prince Edward and Sophie, right, the Earl and Countess of Wessex as they sit in the Royal Box at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor, England, Friday May 13, 2022. The Queen's appearance at the Royal Windsor Horse Show came a few days after she delegated the opening of Parliament to Prince Charles. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
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LONDON (AP) — It’s not just a trifle. It’s history. A 31-year-old copywriter’s seven-layer lemon Swiss roll and amaretti trifle beat 5,000 desserts in a U.K.-wide competition to become the official pudding — or dessert, if you’re not British — of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Contest organizers hope people throughout Britain will serve Melvin’s sunshine bright, sweet and sour concoction topped with whipped cream and crumbled cookies at neighborhood parties and backyard teas as part…

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