Red White and Blue Trifle

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is so pretty! It's such a conversation piece! Be the first on your block to bring this to any kind of gathering. It's full of fresh fruits!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium bowl, combine milk and pudding, mix and whisk for 1-2 minutes until smooth.
  2. Fold in the thawed whipped topping.
  3. Cut the thawed pound cake into 1/2-inch cubes.
  4. In a large glass bowl, layer 1/2 of of the cake cubes, 1/2 of the fruit, and 1/2 of the pudding mixture.
  5. Repeat layers.
  6. Chill at least 2 hours before serving.
  7. Sprinkle with toasted almonds.
Most Helpful

I have been making this for years and it is always GONE when I take it somewhere. I always used vanilla pudding, but when I lost my recipe and was looking for it (couldn't remember how much milk!) I ran across this and I'm dying to try it with the cheesecake flavored pudding! Haven't and won't add the nuts due to picky eaters. Making today for a party and I'm sure it will again take the show! Definitely adding the decorative flag for prestentation - very cool! Thanks for posting! I took this to the party using the cheesecake pudding and again got many requests for the recipe. Some wanted to know if I used cream cheese. Will keep using the cheesecake pudding.

flightnurse July 30, 2007

Everyone always loves this dessert every time I make it. I skip the bananas and increase the other fruits. I also increase the milk to nearly a cup. This recipe is now a tradition for 4th of July and Memorial Day!

NYCDietitian June 01, 2010

What a pretty dessert for the holiday. Or just when you feel patriotic. I did use 1 cup of whole milk as it was pretty thick and that turned out fine. It was good.

cooking with love July 06, 2008