Red, White & Blue Trifle

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • FOR THE CAKE
  • 1
    (18 ounce) box white cake mix, plus ingredients called on by package ingredients
  • 12
    cup red white and blue candy sprinkles
  • FOR THE BLUEBERRY WHIP
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package whipped topping
  • 14
    cup blueberry preserves
  • FOR ASSEMBLY
  • 1
    pint strawberry, sliced
  • 2
    tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 12
  • red white and blue candy sprinkles
  • red and blue popping candy
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare cake mix as per directions on box. Fold in the sprinkles and then bake in a 9x13 pan.
  • Cool and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  • In a medium bowl, beat 1/3rd of the whipped topping into the blueberry preserves until combined, and carefully then fold in the remaining whipped topping. Chill until ready to use.
  • Combine the strawberries and the granulated sugar in a bowl and allow to macerate for at least 5 minutes.
  • Melt the white chocolate over a double boiler, then dip top of trifle dish in melted chocolate.
  • Sprinkle edge with red, white and blue sprinkles. Pour out remaining white chocolate onto a parchment-lined sheet pan and allow to cool for 15-20 minutes. Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, cut stars into chocolate. Sprinkle with red and blue popping candy and allow to cool completely before removing.
  • Assemble the trifle with a layer of cake, layer of strawberries, then layer of blueberry whip. Repeat until the trifle is filled. Top finished trifle with blueberries, white chocolate stars, more sprinkles, and sparklers.
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