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Jemma Melvin in Fortnum and Mason, central London, with her lemon Swiss roll and amaretti trifle that beat 5,000 desserts to become the official pudding of the Queen's Jubilee celebrations. Picture date: Friday May 13, 2022.

(Photo by James Manning/P LONDON - 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 Jemma Melvin’s sunshine bright, sweet and sour concoction topped with whipped cream and crumbled cookies at neighborhood parties and backyard teas as part of the June 2-5 celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne.Melvin, who is from Southport in northwest England, said her creation was inspired by both her grandmothers and the queen.RELATED: Queen Elizabeth II Barbie doll unveiled in honor of Platinum Jubilee, 96th birthday"This particular trifle is a tribute to three women: it’s my Gran, my Nan and the queen herself," she said.

"My grandma taught me to bake, she taught me all the elements, everything from scratch. My Nan’s signature dish was always a trifle; we used to call her the queen of trifles.

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Jemma Melvin in Fortnum and Mason, central London, with her lemon Swiss roll and amaretti trifle that beat 5,000 desserts to become the official pudding of the Queen's Jubilee celebrations. Picture date: Friday May 13, 2022.
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