Angel Berry Trifle Recipe
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Angel Berry Trifle Recipe

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I usually serve this in summer when fresh berries are bountiful, but I recently prepared it with frozen cherries and light cherry pie filling instead. It was a delicious glimpse of summer-to-come! —Brenda Paine of North Syracuse, New York
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 14 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free vanilla yogurt
  • 6 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed and divided
  • 2 prepared angel food cakes (8 ounces each), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 pint fresh blackberries
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 209 calories, 6g fat (5g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 reduced-fat milk.


  1. Whisk milk and pudding mix 2 minutes. Let stand until soft-set, about 2 minutes more. Meanwhile, beat yogurt, cream cheese, sour cream and vanilla until smooth. Fold in pudding mixture and 1 cup whipped topping.
  2. Place one-third of cake cubes in a 4-qt. trifle bowl. Top with one-third of pudding mixture, one-third of berries and half of remaining whipped topping. Repeat layers once. Top with remaining cake, pudding and berries. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 14 servings.
Originally published as Angel Berry Trifle in Light & Tasty February/March 2003, p39

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Ratdog59 User ID: 8874934 249021
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2016

"It was a hit at the party at work, today! But, one suggestion, double the recipe for all but the cake and fruit. I was finding the pudding blend and the whipped topping were sparse when I got to the top layer, so I ended up using a 2nd tub of Cool Whip at the top. Was still deeee-lish!"

TexasCookie User ID: 4277703 232887
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2015

"Have been making this for a while now and it is excellent. Very easy to prepare and a delicious finish to a casual dinner."

DawnLockhart User ID: 3466471 226925
Reviewed May. 25, 2015

"A very easy, light and crowd-pleasing dessert!"

MarineMom_texas User ID: 31788 126405
Reviewed May. 18, 2014

"I attended a luncheon today where the hostess served this delicious trifle for dessert. She showed us the recipe and commented on how easy it was. Everyone loved it and I plan to make this luscious dessert soon. Absolutely wonderful!"

mommagraber User ID: 6685637 137703
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2014

"Quick, easy and delicious!!!"

KatySchrader User ID: 2807201 87115
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2013

"All time favorite"

CarteretCook User ID: 7370716 126095
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

"I made this trifle for my husband's retirement party. Several guests watch their sugar and calorie intake so a light dessert was in order. I used fresh sliced strawberries and blueberries. My bowl would not accommodate all the layers but it was easy enough to adjust accordingly. There were two other desserts available but the trifle was completely cleaned out. What a delicious, light summer treat!"

preludes4U User ID: 7329285 84544
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"The angel berry trifle is absolutely delicious! We enjoyed it for the fourth of July and I was tempted to eat the whole bowl--but of course, I didn't. :)"

BrnrMom User ID: 6643319 45891
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2013

"This is my families go to dessert. It's easy and delicious. I have made this about 5 times now with all different types of berries and my family still loves it!"

Bleweyez User ID: 7150847 54417
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2013

"This was excellent and easy to put together. I changed some of the amounts of the ingredients, but a trifle is very forgiving. It was a hit at the party. Everyone wanted the recipe and a second helping!!!"

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