Strawberry Coconut Trifle

Kathi Cahall


This was brought to a recent meeting of the Curious Cuisiners. After tasting it I saved the recipe so I could make it for neighborhood gatherings.


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approx 15
30 Min


  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 jar(s)
    strawberry jam
  • 1 pkg
    coconut cookies
  • 1 can(s)
    strawberry pie filling
  • 1 pkg
    cool whip
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    fresh strawberries

How to Make Strawberry Coconut Trifle


  1. Bake cake in two 8 inch pans as directed on box. Save one cake for another time and freeze. Break up one cake in large trifle or glass bowl.
  2. Heat jam in microwave for 30 seconds. Pour over cake in bowl.
  3. Spread 1/2 of the Cool Whip over the mixture.
  4. Break up enough coconut cookies to create a layer over the Cool Whip.
  5. Layer strawberry pie filling over cookies.
  6. Spread balance of Cool Whip over the pie filling
  7. Toast 1/2 cup of coconut and spread over Cool Whip.
  8. If desired layer more broken coconut cookies.
  9. Top with fresh strawberries.

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About Strawberry Coconut Trifle

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

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