Menu tips, recipe ideas, prep timelines, and more! I really enjoy how patriotic everyone is for 4th of July, it’s great watching the creativity with food just bubble over. This looks delicious! However, this recipe can also be made in a traditional large trifle dish. I am going to try this with lemon pound cake…. Once all of the sugar is incorporated, increase the speed to medium and beat for 1 minute, or until thoroughly combined and smooth. I’ve never seen a 1.34-ounce box – that would be extremely small. } 1. Add a few blueberries for color, and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thick and berries have burst. Pour on top of the wafer crust. I used half of the angel food cake I purchased at our grocery store bakery. So beautiful and perfect for 4th!! . #zrdn-recipe-container ul.zrdn-solid li:before{ here’s the difference in people:  I would never request this trifle. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese on medium speed until smooth and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes. To measure, turn your trifle cup upside down and use it to cut the appropriate-sized cake slices. megan replied: — August 12th, 2014 @ 7:14 am, The earliest I’ve made it is the day before, and that has worked out fine. Refrigerate until ready to use. And, corn pudding! Line a disposable cookie sheet with Gefen Easy Baking Parchment Paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Hope you have a nice holiday too! Add a final layer of the pudding mixture, then … This is best served within 24 hours of making it, but leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. #zrdn-recipe-container ul.zrdn-bordered li:before{ this is the perfect 4th of July dessert. #zrdn-recipe-container .zrdn-tag-item a, #zrdn-recipe-container .zrdn-tag-item{ Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream (No-Churn). Your recipes and pictures always make my soul dance :). Lower the speed, then add the pudding and custard. Garnish with reserved whipped topping, blueberries, and lemons. I used an angel food cake mix, because the store didn’t have any pre-made angel food cakes. OK, this is really weird. I love anytime I can create something that includes angel food cake, strawberries and Cool Whip. Your email address will not be published. One year ago: Salted Espresso Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Happy 4th of July! If you can’t find fresh blueberries, you can use frozen blueberries, or substitute whatever fruit you like. Cut angel food cake into small squares. Any longer and I would worry about the crust getting soggy, or the layers not holding together well. Plus, it feeds a crowd, is festive, and tastes fabulous. I was lucky enough to be given the recipe at my bridal shower (it is Mike’s favorite dessert!) Five years ago: Classic White Bread. Suddenly, it’s 1988 and I’m in my grandma’s house again. Making a new twist on that beloved (circa 1988) Strawberry Pretzel Salad, Mini Red White and Blue Mini Trifles in Mason jars with Lemon Cream Cheese Filling (from the Tutti Frutti Lemon Cheesecake Bites I recently posted) and Whipped Cream. 2. A festive and colorful triple with layers of angel food cake, blueberries and strawberries. Repeat layers two more times. The very best part! Your email address will not be published. Reserve 1/3 cup of the crushed vanilla wafers - set aside. The 4th of July is one of those times. I made the recipe as written, only 1.5 times the size of everything as we had a big crowd. ‘Tis the season to prepare and serve foods grown and sold locally at farm stands as well as the many Farmer’s Markets. 1. } . To assemble the trifle, alternate layers of angel food cake, blueberries, the pudding mixture, strawberries and so on, until you get the top. Or, maybe just totally normal being here in the USA on the 4th of July…we have 3 things the same or similar on our menu today! (*Note: Sometimes it helps to beat the cream cheese first until smooth, then add the rest of the ingredients.) Really pretty trifle! 1 tbsp corn starch Looks so delicious! Gorgeous! So soulful ! 1/2 cup white sugar. I can’t find a 3.4 oz instant pudding. In a sauce pan combine blueberries and white sugar and bring to a boil. With the plethora of disposable individual trifle cups on the market, the possibilities today are endless. Hi Mary Ray, The 3.4-ounce box is the standard size of pudding boxes. I am really not a fan; however,  it always seems to be a hit. and have made it quite a few times since we’ve been married. Required fields are marked *. Your email address will not be published. background-color: #f37226; Pat firmly into the bottom of a 9x13 pan. XXOO, #zrdn-recipe-container {background-color:rgba(0,0,0,0);}#zrdn-recipe-container {border-color:#000;}#zrdn-recipe-container, #zrdn-recipe-container h2, #zrdn-recipe-container h3, #zrdn-recipe-container h4 {color:#000;} #zrdn-recipe-container ol.zrdn-bordered li:before, Luckily he said I nailed it when I made it the first time for him! 1 (1-lb./454-g.) container vanilla custard. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. I took this picture of the leftovers after everyone had left, which means you get to see one of the semi-messy end pieces. Mike’s second favorite dessert from his grandma growing up consisted of pouring generous helpings of this Blueberry Sauce on her waffles or pancakes. I'm Michelle and I believe anyone can learn to confidently make recipes worthy of celebration. (5.1 ounce package of pudding, 3 cups milk, 12 oz. Thank you for so many amazing dishes all in one fantastic post!! But . Nutritional values are based on one serving. 2 packages instant vanilla pudding Follow package instructions for instant vanilla pudding, best to use a stand mixer to ensure milk Whatever kind of berry you use, you are sure to love this dessert! In a small cup mix cold water and corn starch and add to blueberry mixture, stir and allow to . I’m happy to say it was a great day for my husband. Bring to a boil, then reduce flame and let simmer for 15 minutes, stirring continuously. There are times when a bacon, caramel corn ice cream is what you want, and then there are times when only classic berries, cake and cream will do. The dessert has a nilla wafer crust, a vanilla pudding/cream cheese layer, and a blueberry topping. Have a safe and fun holiday! Hope you are enjoying all of these great dishes! This fairly easy Blueberry Trifle with Vanilla Pudding was a special request by my husband for Father’s Day dessert. It’s one of those classic pudding desserts that everyone loves and nobody ever gets tired of. Are you picnic-ing today? Home > Seasonal > 4th of July > Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle. In a large bowl, cream together the pudding mix, milk, cream cheese and lemon juice until well blended and no lumps remain. Refrigerate until the blueberry layer is cool. Add a final layer of the pudding mixture, then arrange the remaining strawberries and blueberries in a decorative pattern. #zrdn-recipe-container ol.zrdn-counter li:before, Spread a thin layer of blueberry filling onto the cake; freeze. Some of the other recipes that I saw for this dessert use white chocolate pudding instead of vanilla; I think this is so the custard will be more white than yellowish, if you are going for a patriotic look. If you make this trifle, let me know what you think. cool. With one small tweak I’m sure this is it Thanks again. It was so delicious I barely had a small bowl left. Happy 4th!! You could use the whole cake, if you wish). This is a review of the Berry Trifle–a big hit at our recent Memorial Day BBQ. Hope you had a great one! omg this looks soo yummy! you have a creative menu and it’s great to have people over who share the joy! 1 package of oreos Lower the speed and add vanilla, oil, and lemon juice. Just kidding :) sounds so good in theory. I’ve made this several times. In a trifle dish or parfait dish, line oreos on the bottom as the first layer. This pretty berry trifle is made up of layers of angel food cake, a cream cheese/pudding/Cool Whip mixture, blueberries and strawberries. Next add a layer of vanilla Wash berries and remove any leaves or stems. Add the prepared pudding to the cream cheese mixture and gently fold and stir with a rubber spatula until completely combined. Then you spread some cool whip over the whole thing, sprinkle the top with more nilla wafer crumbs, and try not to eat all of it in one sitting. I made this beautiful dessert it was a hit from the first spoonful per my guest. Beat eggs and sugar on high speed for 15 minutes. My Chief Culinary Consultant and I are cooking out and having some people over; our menu includes hamburgers, beer and brown sugar kielbasa with sauerkraut, my favorite potato salad, Chinese coleslaw, fruit salad, corn pudding, and of course, some strawberry pretzel salad for dessert.