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Mexican Margarita Trifle

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“My friends decided to have a Mexican-themed potluck and assigned dessert to me. I love lime, but was sick of boring old key lime pie, so I decided to try something a little new....and it was a hit (and easy, too!)!”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
12-15
YIELD:
1 trifle dish
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large dry skillet, toast coconut over medium heat until browned and toasted. Cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk and key lime juice. Set aside.
  3. In a separate large bowl, whip heavy whipping cream with a hand mixer until it begins to thicken. Add confectioner's sugar and continue to whip until stiff peaks form.
  4. Cut cake into small chunks.
  5. Using a trifle dish (or any clear bowl), begin to layer the trifle. Start with a layer of cake (use 1/3 of the cake). Drizzle the cake with tequila, then pour 1/3 of the key lime mixture over it. Spread 1/3 of the whipped cream, and then sprinkle with toasted coconut.
  6. Repeat two more times.
  7. Chill in the refrigerator for two hours or until ready to serve.

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