Fresh Berry Trifle

Listen to Episode 14: A Trifle, A Fool, And A Tipsy Laird Walked Into A Bowl


  • 1 pound cake or angel food cake, sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1/4 c jam (any)
  • 2 Tbs orange juice or fruit liqueur
  • 2 boxes vanilla instant pudding
  • 3 3/4 c whole milk
  • 1/4 c orange juice
  • 4 quarts berries


  • Clean berries & allow to drain well on paper toweling. Remove stems from strawberries and cut each in half (if used). Save several of the nicer berries for garnish.
  • Mix jam and 2 Tbs juice or liqueuer well. Using a pastry brush, brush onto one side of each slice of cake.
  • Mix vanilla pudding powder, 1/4 c orange juice, and milk, blend with kitchen whisk.
  • To assemble, line bowl with cake slices, sprinkle with assortment of berries, top with some of pudding, top with cake, berries, pudding, then cake, berries, & pudding.
  • Garnish with saved berries. Serve with whipped cream.

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