Stars and Stripes Berry Trifle

Recipe by hepcat1
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FOR THE STARS:
  • Slice each cake lengthwise into 5 equal pieces.
  • Spread scant 2 teaspoons jam each on 5 cake slices and top with remaining slices to create jam sandwiches.
  • Using 2-inch star cookie cutter, cut out 3 stars from each sandwich.
  • Chop remaining sandwich scraps into 1/2-inch pieces and set aside.
  • FOR THE BERRIES:
  • Toss blueberries, 1 T. sugar and water in bowl.
  • In separate bowl, toss raspberries with remaining sugar.
  • Let sit until sugar dissolves and berries are glossy, about 5 minutes.
  • TO ASSEMBLE:
  • Arrange 7 star sandwiches upright around bottom of 3-quart trifle dish.
  • Place 2 cups sandwich scraps in center of dish.
  • Arrange 3 cups blueberries around stars, piling up blueberries so that they surround all edges of stars.
  • Spread 2 cups custard in even layer on top of blueberry and cake layer.
  • Place 1 cup sandwich scraps on center of custard layer.
  • Arrange 2 cups raspberries around perimeter of dish.
  • Spread remaining custard in even layer on top of raspberries.
  • Arrange 7 star sandwiches upright around perimeter of dish.
  • Arrange remaining blueberries around stars and pile remaining raspberries in center of dish.
  • Spoon whipped cream on top of raspberries and top with remaining star.
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