American Trifle

American Trifle

"Delight your family tonight with this scrumptious dessert from Kraft."
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3 h 20 m servings
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  1. Stir 2 cups of the boiling water into each flavor of gelatin in separate bowls at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir 1 cup cold water into each bowl. Pour into separate 13x9-inch pans. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Cut each pan into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. Place red gelatin cubes in 3-1/2-quart bowl or trifle bowl. Layer with cake cubes, 1/2 of the whipped topping and strawberries. Cover with blue gelatin cubes. Garnish with remaining whipped topping.
  3. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.


  • (c) KF Holdings. Used with permission.

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It was sooooooooooooo good! My whole family loved it! Looks like it takes a long time but it really doesn't! Thanks for the recipe!

I made this for our Independence Day celebration, mostly thinking the kids would like the jello. Turns out the adults loved it and gobbled up more than the kids! It was worth the effort required...

This was such a fabulous success! I couldn't believe it could be so easy and taste so good. What a presentation it made at our Memorial Day Potluck Dinner. Thanks.

Very, very good. Will definely make again

I love this recipe and make it for a lot of get togethers.. I always get compliments!! I add a layer of bananas as well

I found the blue jello (Berry Blue flavor is what I used) to be an odd combination with the strawberry flavors from jello and real berries. I'm not sure why. This was also the first time I ever ...

This was fabulous and so easy to make! I also added some bananas, because I love them. My boyfriend is coming home from Iraq next month and I will be making several of these trifles for his welc...

I made this to rave reviews. The only changes I made was I used my own pound cake from scratch and it makes a huge difference!

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