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cherry trifle

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

Did you know the recipe for trifle first came to America via British settlers who lived in the coastal regions of the Southern part of the United States? The dessert took hold there and is still a popular dessert among Southerners today!

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For cherry trifle

  • 1
    angel food cake
  • 1
    (3.5) box instant vanilla pudding prepared
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 can
    extra cherry pie filling

How To Make cherry trifle

  • 1
    Cut or break apart angel food cake into pieces and place half the pieces in a large, clear, glass bowl.
  • 2
    Prepared pudding according to package directions. Then mix in sour cream, blending well.
  • 3
    Pour half of mixture over cake pieces.
  • 4
    Repeat steps, making a second layer and top with cherry pie filling.
  • 5
    Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 6
    NOTE: As pictured, I used two cans of pie filling, making a second layer of cherry because my husband loves cherry pie filling, but the original recipe only called for 1 can on top.