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4th of July recipe reveal: Trifle

Posted: July 2, 2014 - 9:56am
Crystal Geraldson unveils her Stars and Stripes trifle.
Crystal Geraldson unveils her Stars and Stripes trifle.

The Cabin’s own Crystal Geraldson pulled out all the stops for this amazing sweet treat. She begins with a little craving of sugar and ends with a healthy dollop of American pride for this dish. The perfect after barbecue treat for those with a sweet tooth.

Stars and Stripes Trifle

1 Angel Food Cake (torn into pieces)

2 8-oz pkg. of cream cheese (bring to room temp)

1/2 cup of confectioner’s sugar

1 large bowl of Cool-whip

4 cups of Strawberries (sliced)

1 cup of Blueberries

3 Tbsp sugar

Preparation: Tear angel food cake into 1-inch pieces. In separate bowl, slice strawberries and add 2 tablespoons of sugar, stir till all berries are covered. In separate bowl cover washed blueberries with 1 Tablespoon of sugar and stir until all berries are covered. In yet another bowl, mix (with a mixer) the room-temperature cream cheese and the confectioners sugar until well mixed; add 3/4 of the cool whip to that mixture and fold it in until color is consistent.

In trifle bowl, layer: Cake then cream cheese mixture then strawberries for a total of 2 layers. Then on the 3rd layer, use cake, cream cheese mixture then blueberries. Top with remaining cool whip for a thing layer on top.

Slice a few strawberries on top for appearance.

Let refrigerator for 20-30 minutes before serving.


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