I just made this yesterday for my dads 89th Birthday dinner. It was a big hit. (NO, I didn’t eat any, I did really good. I always make more than 1 dessert, so for me and my daughter I made my Raw Banana Macadamia Coconut Dream Pie)
Strawberry Cake Trifle
1 Box – Pillsbury Strawberry Cake Mix (prepared according to package) Or use any flavor to suit your needs or season, also pick fruit that will accompany the season.
1 Cup – Fresh Blueberries
Fresh Strawberries – hulled and cut up
Fresh Kiwi – skinned and cut up
1 – 8oz package Cream Cheese – softened to room temperature
2 Cups – Heavy Cream/Whipping Cream
3/4 Cup – powdered sugar – separated
Make cake according to instructions on package. Pour batter in to 2 8″ round cake pans. Sprinkle fresh blueberries on top. Bake according to package directions. Let cool.
In small mixing bowl cream the cream cheese with 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar, set aside.
In a medium bowl, whip the heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add in the remaining powdered sugar.
Add the cream cheese mixture at 3 different intervals, don’t over mix.
Putting it all together:
Cut the 2 8″ cakes in half horizontally. Set aside.
Put 1 of the 8″ cake slices in the bottom of a trifle bowl. Layer alternately with whipped cream mixture and fruit, repeat until top layer. Top layer, use remaining whipped cream mixture, then arrange fruit.