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Frozen Mini Berry Trifles

I developed this as a quick birthday cake for a friend recovering from surgery. Angel food cake cake be used instead of pound cake if you prefer, and I've also made it in a loaf pan. —Phyllis Kendall, Hazelwood, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    24 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen unsweetened mixed berries, thawed
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cherry gelatin
  • 2 cups butter pecan ice cream, softened if necessary
  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • Whipped topping


  • Place berries in a blender; cover and process until pureed. In a small bowl, add boiling water to gelatin; stir 2 minutes to completely dissolve.
  • Stir in ice cream and pureed berries until blended. Fold in cake cubes. Fill 24 muffin cups two-thirds full. Freeze, covered, 4 hours or until firm.
  • Remove from freezer 10 minutes before serving. Carefully run a knife around sides of cups to loosen. Invert onto serving plates; serve with whipped topping.

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