Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle

Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle

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Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle

Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients
 

  • 2 boxes (3.4 ounces each) instant cheesecake pudding
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping - thawed, divided
  • 1 large (16 ounces) pound cake - cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 6 cups sliced fresh sliced strawberries - saving a few whole berries for garnish
  • 2 to 3 tbsp sugar
  • Sprig of fresh mint - optional

Instructions
 

  • Toss together sliced strawberries with a few tablespoons of sugar and let sit for at least a half hour.
  • In a large bowl beat together milk and pudding mixes until they start to thicken.
  • Fold in the lemon zest and half of the whipped topping.
  • In a trifle bowl or pretty clear glass bowl, layer a third of the cake cubes, a third of the strawberries, and a third of the pudding mixture.
  • Repeat layers twice ending with the pudding mixture.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • Right before serving, spoon a “cloud” of the remaining whipped topping on top.
  • Decorate the top with a few fresh whole or sliced strawberries and a mint sprig, if you want.

Notes

You can also make mini individual desserts by layering the ingredients in clean canning jars, clear glasses, parfait dishes, martini or wine glasses.

Nutrition

Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 293IU | Vitamin C: 86mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. april batchelor says:

    tried this at home and had rave review thank you for you idea

  2. joan juchemich says:

    i use the plastic ones you can buy quite inexpensively…i think 25 in a “pkg” That way people can take them home with them or i can deliver them to whoever needs a “hug” and not be concerned about getting the containers back! Everyone loves the various mini trifles i have made and given out!