Italian Peach Melba Trifle

Patricia Kutchins


Peach melba is an awesome dessert, but adding an italian cheese to it makes it absolutely undescribable!

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Peach & raspberries are a flavor marriage made in heaven! This dessert isn't only beautiful, it tastes out of this world. A fluffy whipped cream layer has a slight raspberry flavor. The raspberry mixture soaks into the yummy ladyfingers and peaches. The alcohol is not cooked out, but there isn't a harsh alcohol flavor. Guests will think it took hours to prepare. No need for them to know how easy it is to make.

Note: We used a bit too much raspberry mixture in the layers. We crushed extra ladyfingers and added a few extra peaches for a beautiful presentation. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 2 votes

45 Min
No-Cook or Other


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3 c
heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 c
powder sugar
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
raspberry liquor
15 oz
mascarpone cheese (room temperature)
1 bag(s)
frozen raspberries, 12 oz.
1 tsp
peach schnapps liquor
1 bag(s)
frozen peaches; sliced and defrosted; 2 lb
2 pkg
soft ladyfingers

How to Make Italian Peach Melba Trifle


  • 1Whip the cream in mixing bowl until slightly thick.
  • 2Add the powder sugar and continue to mix.
  • 3Next the vanilla and raspberry liquor.
  • 4Add the mascarpone cheese and continue beating until thick and stiff peaks appear.
  • 5Set aside.
  • 6Put raspberries into a blender.
  • 7Add peach schnapps.
  • 8Blend until mixed.
  • 9Begin assembling the trifle using 1 layer of ladyfingers.
  • 10Top this with the raspberry mixture to cover cake.
  • 11Add the sliced peaches on top of the raspberry mixture.
  • 12Next spread 1/3 of the bowl of whipped cream over the peaches.
  • 13Repeat the layers of cake, raspberries, peaches and filling two more times until bowl is full.
  • 14At this point, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  • 15Garnish with peach half and a little raspberry sauce just before serving. Should be scooped into dish to serve and enjoy.

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About Italian Peach Melba Trifle

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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