Berry Trifle with Angel Food Cake: Easy Easter Dessert Recipe

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Spring is in the air, and Easter is just around the corner! This year, ditch the stress of complicated desserts and whip up this easy and delightful Berry Trifle with Angel Food Cake. It’s a show-stopping dessert that’s perfect for any gathering, and it’s sure to impress your guests with its festive layers of light, fluffy cake, sweet berries, and creamy whipped cream.


  • 1 angel food cake (store-bought or homemade)
  • 2 cups mixed berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, etc.)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 cups milk

Making the Berry Trifle:

H3: Prepare the Berries

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  1. Wash and dry your berries thoroughly.
  2. If using larger berries like strawberries, slice them into bite-sized pieces.

H3: Whip Up the Cream

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  1. In a chilled bowl, whip the heavy cream with an electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract while continuing to mix until combined.

H3: Make the Vanilla Pudding

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  1. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vanilla pudding mix and milk according to package instructions.
  2. Let the pudding sit for a few minutes to thicken.

H3: Assemble the Trifle

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  1. Gather your ingredients and a beautiful trifle bowl.
  2. Start by cutting the angel food cake into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Create the first layer by adding a third of the cake cubes to the bottom of the trifle bowl.
  4. Top the cake with half of the whipped cream, spreading it evenly.
  5. Next, add half of the prepared berries, making sure they are evenly distributed.
  6. Pour half of the vanilla pudding over the berries, creating a smooth layer.
  7. Repeat steps 3-6 to create another layer of cake, whipped cream, berries, and pudding.
  8. Finally, top the trifle with the remaining cake cubes, whipped cream, and berries.


  • For a richer flavor, you can use homemade whipped cream instead of store-bought.
  • Feel free to get creative with the berries! You can use any combination of your favorites, or even add other fruits like sliced peaches or mangoes.
  • Want to make it ahead of time? Assemble the trifle up to 24 hours in advance, but keep it covered in the refrigerator until serving.

Serve your Berry Trifle with Angel Food Cake chilled and enjoy the compliments! This easy and delicious dessert is sure to be a hit at your Easter celebration.

Ann Shrott

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