Three-Berry Lemon Trifle Recipe
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Three-Berry Lemon Trifle Recipe

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"This special recipe was given to me by a friend," Ilene Doty writes from Eau Claire, Wisconsin. "By using some low-fat convenience items, I lightened it up with beautiful results."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 can (14 ounces) fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free reduced-sugar lemon yogurt
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 2 prepared angel food cakes (8 to 10 ounces each), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted


  1. In a large bowl, combine the milk, yogurt, lemon juice and peel. Fold in 2 cups whipped topping.
  2. In a 3-qt. trifle bowl or deep salad bowl, layer a third of the cake cubes, a third of the lemon mixture and all of the strawberries. Repeat cake and lemon mixture layers. Top with blueberries and remaining cake cubes and lemon mixture. Sprinkle with raspberries.
  3. Spread remaining whipped topping over berries; sprinkle with almonds. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Three-Berry Lemon Trifle in Light & Tasty April/May 2005, p63

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed May. 17, 2012

"This is one of our favorite summer time desserts."

Reviewed Apr. 9, 2012

"This is heaven in a bowl!! I'm not an angel food cake lover, but this is divine! Will make again but next time will do a combination of all 3 berries on each berry layer, to be sure every serving has every berry......delish!"

Reviewed Jun. 27, 2011

"This is a family favorite. I have made it several times and will continue to make it. I made the recipe just as it is; no changes are necessary."

Reviewed May. 26, 2011

"I added blackberries to top and topped with 2 lemon wedges with orange peel around it. I did the math it was 119 calories per serving. Tasted amazing!!! Thank you very much, everybody loved it."

Reviewed Feb. 27, 2010

"This was light, and fluffy, and tasty all over. It goes away very fast at a gathering."

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