Top-Notch Trifle Recipes

Who doesn't love a creamy, delicious trifle? From fruit-filled recipes to chocolatey confections, these tasty treats will satisfy every sweet tooth.

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Raspberry Orange Trifle

An orange pound cake and decadent cream form the base of Ina’s luscious trifle, which she makes even better by incorporating raspberry jam and fresh berries.

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Individual Strawberry Trifles

Giada De Laurentiis' individual trifles are made with amaretto liquor; for a kid-friendly version, substitute fruit juice.

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Thin Mint Trifle

When Girl Scout cookie season comes, make sure to set aside one box for this trifle. Everybody's favorite chocolate-mint cookie is chopped up and cleverly snuck into the cake batter before being layered along with whipped cream and vanilla pudding.

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Lemon Tiramisu Trifle

Creamy, lemony layers are brightened by berries in this no-bake cross between tiramisu and trifle. Kids can assemble this treat with very little help.

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Moonshine Sauteed Apple and Peanut Butter Trifle

This trifle is a sweeter, creamier version of the classic snack combination. An easy, nutty crumble adds a tasty crunch to the luscious dessert.

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Mini Rosewater Trifles with Cardamom Cream

Blueberries, raspberries and an easy-to-make cardamom whipped cream give these individual-size trifles their pretty colors.

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Carrot Cake Trifle

Amp up a boxed carrot cake mix by turning it into a trifle! Layer chunks of the cake with a cream cheese pudding, then top the dish with crushed cookies and chocolate-coated strawberries to resemble a vegetable garden.

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Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Valerie’s elegant trifle is bursting with strawberries and a hint of fresh lemon.

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Honey-Pear Icebox Trifle with Soft-and-Easy Ginger Snaps

Nancy’s trifle is whipped up in a snap, then cooled in the fridge until it’s time for dessert. She sweetens her homemade gingersnaps with honey-pear shrub, a type of “drinking vinegar” that can be found in specialty food stores.

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Lemon Curd Trifle with Fresh Berries

Layer pound cake, berries, lemon curd and whipped cream into a trifle bowl for a cool summer dessert with a pretty presentation.

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Gingerbread and Lemon Curd Trifle with Blackberry Sauce

Bobby's trifle will happily feed any crowd during the holidays. Gingerbread cake is layered with lemon curd and blackberry sauce.

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Raspberry Trifle with Rum Sauce

Sandra Lee's individual-size trifles pack lots of flavor into one glass with minimal effort: Rum extract and fresh berries jazz up prepared vanilla pudding and pound cake.

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Lime Cream Trifle

Kick your party up a notch with this zesty trifle. Graham crackers and lime cream layer to form a decadent dessert that’s reminiscent of a citrus cheesecake.

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Berry Trifle

Heighten the flavor of blueberries, strawberries and raspberries with a bit of lemon and sugar for Tyler's trifle.

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Blood Orange Trifles

Blood oranges have a sweet-tart flavor and deep-red color; they're available in the winter months -- pick some up and pair them with a rich custard to make beautiful trifles.

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Cranberry-Clementine Trifle

Layers of vanilla custard, brandy-soaked pound cake and cranberry compote make this a festive seasonal dessert.

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Strawberry Chocolate Mini Trifles

These individual trifles are great for hosting a small get-together. The Kitchen prepared these strawberry chocolate confections for an awards show party, but they’ll fit right in at a special occasion or warm-weather cookout.

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Black Forest Trifle

Inspired by the traditional black forest cake, Katie’s trifle is both beautiful and easy to make ahead of time.

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