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mom's easy trifle

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Recipe by
Jacki Allen
Madison, WI

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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Ingredients For mom's easy trifle

  • 1
    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

How To Make mom's easy trifle

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

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