Berries and Cream Smooth Trifle
This sensational trifle is made with cubes of pound cake, colorful springtime fruits, vanilla pudding laced with Gran Marnier, and whipped cream. It is pleasing both in taste and presentation—a real crowd-pleaser.
1 1/2 cups cold milk
1 (4-serving size) package vanilla pudding
1/4 cup Gran Marnier™ or other orange liqueur or orange juice
2 cups heavy cream, whipped - divided use
1 (10.75-ounce) pound cake, cut into 3/4-inch squares
1 cup (8-ounce package) fresh strawberries, sliced - divided use
1 1/4 cups (6-ounce package) fresh raspberries - divided use
3/4 cup (4.4-ounce package) fresh blueberries - divided use
4 kiwi fruit, sliced - divided use
Additional fruit for garnish (optional)
- In a large bowl, combine milk, pudding mix and liqueur; mix well. Chill 5 minutes. Fold in 1 cup of whipped cream.
- To assemble trifle, place half of the cake cubes in the bottom of a 4-quart trifle bowl or other deep clear glass serving bowl. Top with 2 cups of pudding mixture. Layer with half of each fruit. Repeat layers with remaining cake, pudding mixture and fruit.
- Garnish with remaining whipped cream and additional fruit, if desired. Chill thoroughly before serving.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.