Fresh Lime Trifle

Recipe by kitty.rock
READY IN: 33mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 13
    cup butter (79ml)
  • 1
    cup sugar (237 ml)
  • 23
    cup fresh lime juice (158 ml)
  • 5
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 2
    tablespoons lime zest (from about 4 limes, 10 ml)
  • 1
    (10 ounce) container thawed whipped topping (low-fat or fat free - 296ml)
  • 1
    (15 ounce) angel food cake, torn into bite-size pieces (420 g)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in medium saucepan. Blend in sugar. Stir in lime juice and 1/4 cup (59 ml) water. Whisk in egg yolks. Cook and stir over medium-low heat about 18 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir in lime peel. Cool completely.
  • Place whipped topping in medium bowl. Gently fold in lime mixture.
  • Layer one-third of the cake pieces in a trifle dish or clear serving bowl. Top with one-third lime mixture. Repeat layers twice.
  • Chill at least 2 hours before serving.
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