Mom's Easy Trifle Recipe

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Mom's Easy Trifle

Jacki Allen


This was one of my mother's often served dessert and was a favorite whenever she had to take something to a potluck. This is more a "how to" than a recipe as it is assembling ingredients that were usually on hand.

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sponge or yellow layer cake
2 pkg
(large) strawberry gelatin
1 pt
strawberries, fresh, halved
1 pkg
(large) egg custard, the kind you have to cook
whipped topping, thawed
toasted almond, slivers


1Place cake in deep glass dish (clear is nice). Mix gelatin per instructions and pour over cake.Place berries on top. Refrigerate and let set.
2Prepare custard per instructions, cool slightly and pour over cake/gelatin. Let this set.
3Top with whipped topping and toasted almonds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy