Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle Recipe
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Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle Recipe

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This luscious trifle tastes best if made the day before serving. Keep additional berries on hand for decoration. —Kaia McShane, Munster, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed and cubed
  • 1 container (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Additional blueberries and raspberries, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without additional berries): 418 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 397mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, whisk condensed milk, 2% milk and pudding mix 2 minutes. Fold in sour cream. In another bowl, toss blueberries and raspberries with lemon juice.
  2. In a greased 9-in. springform pan, layer half of each of the following: cake cubes, berry mixture and pudding mixture. Repeat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours before serving.
  3. To serve, remove rim from pan. Serve with whipped topping and, if desired, additional berries. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle in Taste of Home June/July 2013

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diddisnap User ID: 5904593 267985
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2017

"Good recipe and I have been making various types of trifles for many years as my family is from England. Great thing about trifle is you can do so many things with it! I do have a few suggestions. I suggest using strawberries, sliced bananas, and thawed, undrained frozen blueberries. Why frozen? The juice from the thawed blueberries will absorb into the cake. Next suggestion is for Angel Food cake instead of pound cake. It is fat free and will absorb the juices better. I also use vanilla pudding and don't add sour cream or condensed, just 2% per box directions. I layer with cake pieces, then blueberries (with juice), then pudding, then strawberries and bananas, then whipped cream then repeat. I have also done sugar-free pudding and sugar-free whipped cream for a super diet friendly dessert and know one even new!"

debpenns User ID: 5553562 249802
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2016

"made this for family this weekend for a test run for the 4th family loved it will definetly be making for the 4th"

angie_evans User ID: 6255652 126236
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2013

"I liked this recipe, but next time I will use vanilla or another pudding flavor. ."

MaryAnnKaase User ID: 2487353 184467
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2013

"The perfect summer recipe! I put it in a large glass bowl. Used French vanilla pudding instead of lemon. Delicious!"

spiceygas User ID: 3317044 153093
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2013

"I made it with strawberries and blueberries. Turned out really well. It took some maneuvering to get everything to fit in the springform pan, but overall it was pretty easy to make.

And everyone loved it. Even the folks who don't like dessert loved it."

cstamper1438 User ID: 4942804 120319
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2013

"I recently made this for a party. I put it in individual jars & was thrilled when quest were able to take left over jars home. It was pretty easy to put together!"

meliss.beyer User ID: 7101887 199188
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013

"I made this for the 4th, big hit! I put it in a trifle bowl instead and used angel food cake and vanilla pudding. Also left out raspberries because the store I stopped at was out. Everyone really liked it!"

veggiemama User ID: 4640590 213540
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2013

"This was pretty good! I made it in the mason jars like it was shown in the magazine. I'm curious to try it with vanilla pudding like another reviewer did."

lareed678r User ID: 2163681 140887
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2013

"Make it for an office birthday. Was a huge hit. quick and easy and came out beautifully. Actually, even better than the picture here."

promise57213 User ID: 7086087 196311
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2013

"it's great."

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