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Individual Cranberry Trifles Recipe

Individual Cranberry Trifles Recipe

If you don't have enough individual parfaits, you can make this dessert from our Test Kitchen in a trifle bowl. Either way, it's sure to bring you rave reviews.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling YIELD:14-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • Fresh cranberries or mint, optional

Directions

  • 1. Prepare, bake and cool angel food cake according to package directions. Cut into 1-in. cubes; set aside. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, sour cream and vanilla; beat until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. In a bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, sugar and orange peel.
  • 2. In individual parfait glasses or a 3-qt. trifle bowl, layer half of the cake cubes, cranberry mixture and whipped topping mixture. Repeat layers. Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with cranberries and mint if desired. Yield: 14-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 440 calories, 16 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 313 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.