Spectacular Strawberry Trifle

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“This recipe makes a very impressive looking, scrumptious dessert for a large crowd. I've make it frequently for family reunions, and it has always gotten rave reviews.”
6 Quarts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. You will need a 6 quart trifle bowl or a punch bowl for this.
  2. Slice 1 pound cake into 3 even layers.
  3. Generously spread each layer with strawberry jam.
  4. Arrange layers in the bottom of trifle bowl/punch bowl, cutting the pieces to fit the entire bottom.
  5. Pour 1/2 cup liqueur over the cake.
  6. Next, layer 1 pint of halved strawberries over the cake.
  7. In a bowl, mix vanilla pudding and milk according to package directions.
  8. Pour 1/3 of the pudding over strawberry layer.
  9. Spread split lady fingers liberally with strawberry jam.
  10. Stand the lady fingers around the edge of the bowl, so that 1-2 inches of the lady fingers are above the rim of the bowl.
  11. Drizzle lady fingers with 1/2 cup of liqueur.
  12. Repeat the layering procedure two more times, with the remaining pound cakes, strawberry halves, liqueur and vanilla pudding.
  13. This should fill the bowl to about 1 inch of the top of the lady fingers.
  14. Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour.
  15. Just before serving, whip cream until almost stiff.
  16. Add powdered sugar and vanilla to cream and whip until stiff.
  17. Mound whipped cream on top of the trifle, garnish with whole strawberries.

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