Peach Melba Trifle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“Wonderful rich cool dessert with fresh peaches. It came from a booklet, "Delicious Desserts Made Easy", put out by Borden in 1981. I keep losing my dog-earred copy so now I try to put it all on my recipe program.”
1 trifle

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (14 ounce) cansweetened condensed milk
  • 12 ounces water
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package instant vanilla flavor pudding and pie filling
  • 2 cups whipping cream, whipped
  • 14 cup sherry wine or 14 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon sherry wine or 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 (10 ounce) prepared angel food cake, torn into small pieces (about 8 cups)
  • 1 12 lbs fresh peaches, pared and sliced or 1 (29 ounce) cansliced peaches, drained
  • 14 red raspberry preserves
  • toasted almonds (optional)
  • preserves (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk and water; mix well.
  2. Add pudding mix; beat with a wire whisk until well blended.
  3. Chill 5 minutes.
  4. Fold in whipped cream and 1 Tablespoon sherry.
  5. Place 4 cups cake pieces in a 2-quart glass serving bowl or trifle dish.
  6. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sherry.
  7. Top with half the peach slices, 1/4 cup preserves and half the pudding mixture.
  8. Repeat layering with remaining cake, sherry, peaches and pudding.
  9. Chill.
  10. Garnish with almonds and additional preserves if desired.
  11. Refrigerate leftovers.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a