Berry Trifle

Berry Trifle

This Berry Trifle recipe is a delightful summer treat! A light tiered dessert consisting of pound cake, pudding, and fresh blueberries and strawberries, topped with whipped cream.


  • 2 pints blueberries
  • 2 quarts strawberries
  • 2 packages instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 - 8 oz. box cream cheese (softened)
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1/4 cup Disaranno liqueur (optional)
  • 2 packaged pound cakes (or homemade in 2 loaf pans or 1 bundt pan)
  • 1 TBLS vanilla
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla


Step 1. 

Rinse blueberries and strawberries and dry on paper towels.

Step 2. 

In a large bowl add vanilla pudding mixes, milk, cream cheese, and 1 TBLS vanilla. Whip with electric mixer to combine until smooth.

Step 3. 

Slice strawberries into 4th's leaving a few of the nice ones whole or halved for decoration on top.

Step 4. 

Slice poundcake into 1/2 inch slices.

Step 5. 

To assemble: Take trifle dish or large glass bowl and layer pound cake (drizzled in Disaranno, optional), pudding mixture and berries ending in pound cake.

Step 6. 

Whip heavy cream and 1 tsp vanilla until peaks form and top trifle with whipped cream and fresh berries.

Step 7. 

Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight for best flavor.

Sharon's Hint

Make the trifle up to two days ahead of time and top with whip cream and fresh fruit just before serving.