This list will also likely include petit fours, mini éclairs, trifle, and chocolate and lemon mousse.
It should be soft and light enough to spread easily over the top of the trifle in a not-too-thick layer.
early 13c., trufle "false or idle tale," later "matter of little importance" (late 13c.), from Old French trufle "mockery," diminutive of truffe "deception," of uncertain origin.
"treat lightly," 1520s, from trifle (n.). Related: Trifled; trifling.