Mom's Easy Trifle

Mom's Easy Trifle Recipe

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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

How to Make Mom's Easy Trifle


  • 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.

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About Mom's Easy Trifle

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