Trifle Recipes

Layer upon sweet layer, trifles make a beautiful dessert for any occasion. Whether it's fruit, pound cake, or chocolate, the choices are endless.

Staff Picks

Angel Fruit Trifle

Rating: Unrated
A light, fresh, and cool summer dessert. Angel food cake, fresh berries, and whipped topping, layered in a trifle bowl, makes for a pretty presentation; then you can see the layers of the dessert. This is a great Fourth of July red, white, and blue dessert. This is my family's favorite summer dessert.

Joy's Prizewinning Trifle

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A fantastic recipe for making any occasion special...beautiful to look at and even better to eat. You will get raves. Use any flavor of pudding you like.

Banana Trifle

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Pound cake, whipped cream, banana pudding and vanilla wafers are layered to form this easy trifle that's sure to please.

Berry Trifle

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This dessert is great for parties. Its presentation is pretty, and it's even better to eat! Any combination of frozen berries may be used. Garnish with chopped nuts.

Chocolate Trifle

Rating: Unrated
At church functions, folks line up for this trifle. And it is so easy to make!

Strawberry Angel Food Dessert

Rating: Unrated
Angel food pieces are topped with sweetened cream cheese, whipped topping and strawberries in glaze in this chilled, layered dessert.

Strawberry Trifle

Rating: Unrated
This is a very light dessert recipe from my friend, Ellen. It is so easy to make and is the perfect ending to a heavy meal.

English Trifle

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This dessert recipe came from a friend from England, Gill Overfelt. She is one of the best people in the world (an angel in disguise!). It is delicious and elegant looking layered in a trifle bowl or individual dessert glasses.

Chocolate Coconut Trifle

Rating: Unrated
This delicious trifle consists of 4 layers: homemade chocolate custard, coconut custard, ladyfingers, and whipped cream and everything is made from scratch!

Raspberry Trifle

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Layered dessert that should, in theory, feed a lot of people! I know it's not a typical cake, but I think it's better than that! And it really does feed a lot of people!

English Trifle to Die For

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A traditional English trifle all children in the UK grow up eating on high days and holidays.

Easy Valentine's Day Trifle

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This is a very easy, make-ahead dessert. It is very pretty and tastes like you've really gone to a lot of trouble to make it! Yum!!!

Inspiration and Ideas

Fresh Peach Trifle

Rating: Unrated

This dessert is one of my favorites. Although you have to put a little work into it, the results can be described with one word: Yummy!