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Fruit Trifle

Embark on a culinary journey that not only pleases your taste buds but also nourishes your body and mind with this exquisite fruit trifle. This dessert is a harmonious medley of colors, textures, and flavors that come together to create a symphony of delight. The fruit in this trifle provides an abundance of nutrients. You can customize this recipe by using any fruits you have on hand. Nutrient-packed fruits, such as berries, citrus slices, and tropical gems like kiwi and mango, provide essential vitamins and minerals that fortify your immune system and promote overall wellness. The high fiber content aids digestion and can help promote gut health. Additionally, the natural sugars in fruits provide an energy boost that can invigorate your day. Engaging in the process of layering and assembling this dessert can be a mindful, meditative experience that allows you to savor the present moment. Sharing a fruit trifle with loved ones also fosters social connections and joy, contributing to an overall sense of happiness and contentment.

  • Yield: 4 cups 1x


  • 1 box marble or golden cake or a store-bought loaf cake
  • 1 pkg instant chocolate, vanilla, or banana pudding mix
  • 2 cups / 470 ml milk (for the pudding mix)
  • 2 cups / 500 ml whipped cream or pre-made whipping cream
  • 12 tsp vanilla
  • Fresh, frozen or canned fruit/berries


  1. Prepare cake mix as per package instructions, let cool completely, or use store-bought, unfrosted cake. 
  2. Beat whipping cream with flavoring and sugar until stiff peaks form.
  3. Mix the pudding following the package directions.
  4. Cut cake into cubes, place ½ the cake cubes into the bottom of a large serving bowl, or into individual serving dishes.
  5. Top with prepared pudding then whipped cream and berries. 
  6. Repeat layers and chill in the refrigerator if you wish!


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Recipe reviewed by Annie Tsang, RD


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 240
  • Sugar: 23g
  • Sodium: 260mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Protein: 5g

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