(WXYZ) - Patriotic Berry Trifle
Makes: 12 Servings
1 Prepared Angel Food Cake
3 Cups Prepared Vanilla Pudding (from skim milk)
3 Tbs. Brandy (or 1 tsp. brandy extract), optional
¼ Cup Strawberry Preserves
2 Cups Fresh Sliced Strawberries
2 Cups Fresh Blueberries
3 Tbs. Almond Slivers, toasted
1 Cup Meijer non-dairy Whipped Topping, thawed
1. Cut cake into 1-inch cubes. In a trifle bowl or 2-quart glass serving bowl layer half of the cake cubes. Dot with half the preserves. Top with half of the fruit and almonds. Mix brandy (or extract) with vanilla pudding and spread half evenly over the layer of fruit. Repeat layers.
2. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
3. Spread whipped topping on top of the trifle and garnish with sliced strawberries and blueberries. Serve and Enjoy!
Nutrition Information, per serving: 230 calories, 5g protein, 4.5g fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 17 mg cholesterol, 40g carbohydrate.
Tina Miller, MS, RD, Meijer Dietitian and Healthy Living Advisor
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