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Strawberry Trifle


  • 1 cup cold whole milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 8 cups cubed angel food cake
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the milk, sour cream, pudding mix and orange zest on low speed until thickened. Fold in whipped cream.
  • 2. Place half of the cake cubes in a 3-qt. glass bowl. Arrange a third of the strawberries around sides of bowl and over cake; top with half of the pudding mixture. Repeat layers once. Top with remaining berries. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 375 calories, 23g fat (14g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 445mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


Average Rating:
  • AvidcookGAtoCA
    Jul 20, 2018
    This was a hit with my book club. Beautiful presentation and delicious. I love that it uses real homemade whipped cream and isn’t overly sweet. The angel food cake holds it sponginess and the texture is perfect with the Light creaminess of the pudding. The only change I made was to add a Tablespoon of sugar to the sliced berries To bring out the juices. I sliced, sugared the berries and left them in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning I made the whipped cream and pudding and assembled. This made it quick to put together in the morning. I then refrigerated the trifle for 2 hours before serving. Lynne
  • Jaime
    Jul 9, 2018
    My family and I loved this! I adapted it to be sugar-free by using a Pillsbury sugar-free yellow cake mix. I used a small amount of powdered sugar (regular) to lightly sweeten the whipped cream, however, along with vanilla. It was a hit, even to the kids! No one knew it was sugar-free until I told them!
  • Sonya
    May 29, 2018

    This was super easy to make, beautiful, and tasted delicious. I made this for a potluck, and everyone loved it.

  • Victor
    May 8, 2018

    This dessert is just way too good. It was Love at first bite...

  • Judy
    Apr 1, 2018

    Made this today for Easter. Thought the sour cream made for a very sour flavor.

  • Andrea
    Dec 31, 1969

    Made this for a Memorial Day Party. Absolutely delicious!!! Tip: Instead of sour cream, I used Greek yogurt. It was perfect!

  • debpetersen
    May 23, 2017

    An easy, light and refreshing dessert. The orange peel in the whipped cream/pudding mixture is delicious.

  • Anna
    Dec 26, 2016

    The preparation was so easy and resulted in a delicious dessert that looked fabulous for our family Christmas get together. I defrosted about a cup of frozen strawberries and sprinkled them with a tablespoon of sugar. I put this on the bottom just to add some sweetness and my daughter said that she really liked this addition. The top of the dessert was not white like in the picture so next time I would cover the top with canned whipped cream to give it a better finish. This will be my go to dessert for a crowd from now on!

  • iSurvivor
    Aug 12, 2016

    This was incredibly easy to make. The star of the show was the pudding mixture. Who knew that sour cream could make such a difference! This was my first time ever making a strawberry trifle and it was so good that both of my kids had seconds. I made the angel food cake from scratch and while that was being prepared, I sliced and marinated the strawberries in sugar/water. The trifle cream is not very sweet so I wanted to make sure the strawberries were super sweet. Now I know what I'll be making for potlucks and holidays!

  • TheDix
    Aug 10, 2016

    Excellent! Yummy! Easy!

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