Strawberry Blueberry Trifle

Ingredients for the Blueberry Trifle:

  • 17 oz angel food cake, cut into 1″ cubes (I used 1 1/2 blocks)
  • 1 lb fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 lb fresh blueberries

Lemon Syrup:

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice (from 1/2 medium lemon)

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened at room temp
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

What you will need:

  • 4 or 5 qt trifle dish (I found mine at TJ max), or make it in a 9×13 glass pyrex dish.

 

Instructions for the Blueberry Trifle:

How to Make Lemon Syrup:

In a measuring cup, combine ¼ cup water, 2 Tbsp sugar and 2 Tbsp lemon juice and stir until sugar is dissolved. Set aside until needed.

How to Make the Trifle Cream:

Beat together 1 lb cream cheese and ¾ cup sugar (with the whisk attachment) on medium speed until creamy and smooth, scraping the bowl a couple times. With mixer on, pour in 2 cups heavy cream then turn mixer to medium/high and continue beating until until whipped and fluffy. Add ½ tsp vanilla and beat until incorporated.

Assembling the Berry Trifle:

Place ⅓ of your sliced angel food cake into the bottom of your trifle dish and brush with ⅓ of your syrup. Add ⅓ of your cream and loosely spread it over cake pieces. Add ½ of the sliced strawberries. Repeat with remaining ingredients (adding ½ of the blueberries for the second fruit layer). Frost the top with last ⅓ of cream and decorate with remaining fruit.

 

 

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