Christmas Cherry Trifle Dessert

“This is perfect to serve at the holidays, it has a beautiful red color and makes a lovely presentation that will light up any holiday table --- plan ahead, this dessert needs to be chilled for 3 or more hours, prep time includes chilling time -- make this low fat by using low fat milk and reduced fat Cool Whip and pudding mix :)”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir boiling water into gelatin in a large bowl at least 2 minutes, until completely dissolved (can add sugar for a sweeter taste if desired).
  2. Stir in the ice cubes until melted.
  3. Add in the cherry pie filling; stir to combine.
  4. Place all the cake cubes in a 3-qt serving bowl or large glass trifle dish.
  5. Spoon the gelatin mixture over cake.
  6. Refrigerate 15 minutes, or until set but not firm.
  7. Pour the 1-1/2 cups half and half cream into large bowl; add pudding mix; whisk for about 1 minute.
  8. Gently stir in 1/2 of the whipped topping.
  9. Spoon over gelatin mixture in a bowl.
  10. Refrigerate 3 hours or until set.
  11. Garnish with remaining whipped topping.

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