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Joy's Prizewinning Trifle

"A fantastic recipe for making any occasion special...beautiful to look at and even better to eat. You will get raves. Use any flavor of pudding you like."
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30 m servings 231 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings (1 trifle)


  • Calories:
  • 231 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a medium bowl, fold sour cream and unprepared pudding mix into the whipped topping.
  2. Cut the cake into thirds, horizontally.
  3. Line a large trifle or other glass serving bowl with kiwi and strawberry slices, reserving two whole strawberries and two kiwi slices. Place one layer of cake in bottom of bowl, top with 1/3 of bananas and pineapple, and 1/3 of whipped topping mixture. Repeat layering until all ingredients are used.
  4. Make fan garnishes of whole strawberries by slicing from just below the stem. Garnish assembled trifle with fanned strawberries, reserved kiwi slices, and a sprig of mint. Refrigerate until serving.

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Very yummy recipe! It's a keeper. Prepare the pudding mix according to package directions though before folding in the whip topping and sour cream. The recipe didn't state that. I soaked my b...

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I made this recipe for company. I followed the directions to the "T" and I have to say I was very disappointed. The pudding mixture was very dry and difficult to spread over the cake pieces. Nex...

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Very yummy recipe! It's a keeper. Prepare the pudding mix according to package directions though before folding in the whip topping and sour cream. The recipe didn't state that. I soaked my b...

Very Good. However, definitely make the pudding according to the package and then fold into cool whip & sour cream. Otherwise, it is entirely too dry.

This turned out to be absolutely delicious. I made a few mods. 1) I used chocolate angel food cake that I made from a recipe off this site. I highly recommend this as an alternative to plain ...

I made this recipe for the first time for a dessert buffet for my child's junior high teachers. I made it the night before and it turned out beautiful and delicious. I used strawberries and bl...

YUMMY! Like some other's suggested, we used the Cheesecake Pudding instead of vanilla. When preparing the pudding, I used 3/4 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of raspberry liqueur then added the sour cre...

I took this trifle to my daughter's preschool for a Mother's Day party and everyone loved it! Here's a tip for the bananas - don't throw out the pineapple juice. Soak the sliced bananas in the...

I made this for Valentine's day and it was delicious! My boyfriend was totally impressed. However, there is one caveat; be careful when you fold the pudding and sour cream into the whipped to...

This is a hit wherever I take it. I recommended mixing some milk with the pudding before adding the other ingredients to it. Also, saving the juice from the pineapple and soaking the bananas in ...

Question: by "pudding mix" do you mean to fold the powder into the creams or to make the pudding and then fold into the other creams? personally, i don't like angel cake much, so i used yell...