Berry Patriotic Trifle Recipe

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Much like the fireworks, this easy trifle recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser on theFourth of July.
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2 hrs 15 min COOK TIME
15 min PREP TIME
6-8 servings SERVINGS


  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 package (4-serving size) instant lemon-flavor pudding mix
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 loaf (10-3/4 oz.) frozen pound cake, thawed and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1-3/4 cups fresh blueberries
  • Star Garnish, recipe follows, optional


  • With a mixer, beat sweetened condensed milk, pudding mix and milk in a large bowl. Fold in sour cream. Chill for 5 minutes.
  • Set aside 1/4 cup pudding mixture. In a 2- to 2 1/2-quart clear glass bowl, layer half of the pound cake pieces, half of the remaining pudding, half of the raspberries and half of the blueberries. Repeat layers.
  • Spoon reserved pudding mixture on top. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Store leftovers, covered, in refrigerator.
  • Star Garnish:

    • Place 1 (1 oz.) white baking bar in a small, heavy saucepan.
    • Heat over low heat until melted, stirring constantly. Tint with red paste food coloring.
    • Pipe mixture into star shapes on a wax paper-lined baking sheet. Let stand until dry. Carefully peel from wax paper.

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