Elegant Berry Trifle

Elegant Berry Trifle

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"Pound cake slices are alternated with SMUCKER'S® Red Raspberry and Blackberry Preserves, then sliced and elegantly layered in a trifle bowl with pudding and whipped cream. Slivered almonds may be used for garnish in place of the crushed cookies."
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servings 409 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.6g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 90 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 503 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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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.


  1. Prepare pudding mixes according to package directions; cool. Blend in 1 teaspoon of the almond extract. Set aside. Combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon extract with grape juice. Set aside.
  2. Spread 1/4 of pound cake slices with raspberry preserves and 1/4 with blackberry preserves; top each spread slice with unspread slice to form "sandwiches." Cut sandwiches into 3/4-inch wide pieces. Reserve a few to garnish top of trifle; sprinkle remaining pieces with grape juice mixture.
  3. To assemble trifle, spoon 1/3 of pudding into 6-cup dessert dish or trifle bowl. Alternate raspberry and blackberry cake pieces in pattern on pudding, using half of pieces. Repeat procedure. Top with remaining pudding. Chill several hours.
  4. Shortly before serving, whip cream with powdered sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form. Sprinkle crushed macaroons around edge of dish. Pipe rosettes or spoon dollops of whipped cream on top of trifle; garnish with reserved cake pieces


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This dessert was a total hit at both of my Christmas dinners this past year. In fact, I was asked to bring this every year because it was so delicious. The biggest rave was that it was sweet, bu...

I made this with premade pudding since it was on hand. I dont know if it made much difference but I got alot of comments that this was too sweet for several of the people that sampled it. That m...

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