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Recipe for Berry Trifle

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Making this recipe for berry trifle cups is super easy. These tasty summer treats are great for Memorial Day and 4th of July!
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes
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Making this recipe for berry trifle cups is super easy. These tasty summer treats are great for Memorial Day and 4th of July! We’re making them all summer long!

One of the best things about cake mix recipes is that they’re really easy to make. There’s less prep, no muss or fuss, and you don’t have to go through the hassle of dragging out all of the baking essentials.

With desserts like this recipe for berry trifle you’ll be winning the summer foodie scene. This easy recipe for berry trifles is my favorite way to serve up some fruit, cake, and pudding deliciousness. Each cup is a tasty individual serving so everyone can have their very own dessert.

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If you’ve never made a berry trifle for the summer you are missing out. This is a tasty recipe that is so great to make when we have access to super fresh fruit from our local farmers market. If you grow strawberries or blueberries at home you’ll want to try out this easy cake mix recipe.

Of course you can make this easy recipe year round but I especially love to make this recipe for berry trifle during the summer holidays like Memorial Day or 4th Of July. It’s perfect for parties, BBQ’s and potlucks!

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What do I need to make this recipe for berry trifles?

This recipe for berry trifle cups uses pretty simple and straightforward ingredients. I’ll show you what you need and don’t forget you can get the full amounts and ingredients in the printable recipe at the bottom of the post!

We will need a boxed yellow cake mix plus the things your particular cake calls for to bake it up! Then we will add vanilla pudding, milk, blueberries, strawberries, and whipped cream!

That’s it! Just six ingredients stand between you and making this delicious cake mix recipe for the summer. It’s even red white and blue! How fun is that?!

Ingredients for making this recipe for berry trifle.

How to make layered berry trifles:

Prepare your cake according to box directions. Once finished baking, set on a cooling rack to cool completely.

making the cake for the trifle.

While your cake is baking, whisk together pudding mix and milk, set in the refrigerator to chill.

pudding ready to be refrigerated and set.

Chop strawberries into quarters.

sliced strawberries ready to be enjoyed.

Once the cake has cooled, assemble your mini trifles.

Cake crumbled and added to a layer in the trifle cups.

Add small cubes of cake to the bottom of your glass.

Pudding layer being added to the recipe for berry trifle.

Layer with strawberries, then about ⅓ cup of pudding, and then blueberries. Add more layers however you like until the glass is full.

recipe for berry trifle blueberries added.

Top with whipped cream and additional strawberries or blueberries. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Final layers added to the recipe for berry trifle.

How many does this recipe serve?

This recipe will prepare between 4 and 6 mini trifles. If you want to serve a crowd you can just double or even triple the recipe. It’s really easy and not any more difficult to do. I usually try and make only the amount we will eat at once or I wait to layer them up until we will be eating them.

You ca prepare everything in advance and then layer them when you are ready to serve and enjoy them. Baking three cakes at once doesn’t take any more time or energy than just one so feel free to double or triple the recipe, it really is easy and fun to prepare.

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Looking for the best kitchen tools for making summer desserts?

If you are trying to pick out some of the best supplies to stock your kitchen for cake mix recipes and baking in general, these are some of our favorites and must have items.

I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are a must when doing cake mix recipes which can settle and become thin at lot easier than traditional cookie dough.

A close up of the finished berry trifle ready to go.

Of course mixing bowls, a mixer, spatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

Do you want to make more cake mix recipes?

If you are looking for more cake mix recipes you could not have landed in a better spot on the web. Here’s a few of our favorite recipes made with boxed cake mixes that I think you’ll love.

There’s something for everyone and each of these recipes is simple and straightforward, no muss, no fuss. Just simple desserts that the whole family will enjoy.

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Try out Apple Pie Cookies, Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cake Mix Snickerdoodle Cupcakes, Twix cookies, brownie batter dip, key lime cookies, chocolate cherry cookies, vanilla cake with strawberry filling.

More options are these butter pecan cookies, banana bread with cake mix, 3 ingredient cake mix cookies, cinnamon donutsfunfetti sugar cookie trufflesred velvet cake mix cookies.

There’s more! Don’t miss out on these lemon cake mix cookies, and even cream soda cake mix cupcakes!

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Printable Recipe For Berry Trifle:

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Recipe for Berry Trifle

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Making this recipe for berry trifle cups is super easy. These tasty summer treats are great for Memorial Day and 4th of July!
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Servings: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow butter cake mix + ingredients on the back of the box
  • 1 box 3.4 oz Vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries
  • 1 lb. fresh strawberries
  • Whipped cream for topping

Instructions

  • Prepare your cake according to box directions. Once finished baking, set on a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • While your cake is baking, whisk together pudding mix and milk, set in the refrigerator to chill.
  • Chop strawberries into quarters.
  • Once the cake has cooled, assemble your mini trifles.
  • Add small cubes of cake to the bottom of your glass. Layer with strawberries, then about ⅓ cup of pudding, and then blueberries.
  • Add more layers however you like until the glass is full.
  • Top with whipped cream and additional strawberries or blueberries.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 366mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g

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