Recipe By Joy
Published Apr 14th
Prep 30m Cook - Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 1 trifle Calories 230.9

A fantastic recipe for making any occasion special…beautiful to look at and even better to eat. You will get raves. Use any flavor of pudding you like.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 (9 inch) angel food cake
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3 kiwis, peeled and sliced
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 3 bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 sprig fresh mint

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a medium bowl, fold sour cream and unprepared pudding mix into the whipped topping.
  2. 2 Cut the cake into thirds, horizontally.
  3. 3 Line a large trifle or other glass serving bowl with kiwi and strawberry slices, reserving two whole strawberries and two kiwi slices. Place one layer of cake in bottom of bowl, top with 1/3 of bananas and pineapple, and 1/3 of whipped topping mixture. Repeat layering until all ingredients are used.
  4. 4 Make fan garnishes of whole strawberries by slicing from just below the stem. Garnish assembled trifle with fanned strawberries, reserved kiwi slices, and a sprig of mint. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 230.9
  • Carbohydrate 38.4 g
  • Cholesterol 6.7 mg
  • Fat 7.4 g
  • Fiber 2.1 g
  • Protein 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.8 g
  • Sodium 270.3 mg
  • Sugar 16.7 g

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  1. Very yummy recipe! It's a keeper. Prepare the pudding mix according to package directions though before folding in the whip topping and sour cream. The recipe didn't state that. I soaked my bananas in the pineapple juice, but didn't use the crushed pineapple in the trifle. Instead, I just used fresh strawberries, fresh raspberries and - Read more ...
  2. I made this recipe for company. I followed the directions to the "T" and I have to say I was very disappointed. The pudding mixture was very dry and difficult to spread over the cake pieces. Next time I will definitely do one of two things. 1.)I may prepare the pudding according to package directions - Read more ...
  3. YUMMY! Like some other's suggested we used the Cheesecake Pudding instead of vanilla. When preparing the pudding I used 3/4 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of raspberry liqueur then added the sour cream and cool whip as instructed. WOW! Will be serving this at our annual holiday progressive dinner. After eating all day you - Read more ...
  4. This turned out to be absolutely delicious. I made a few mods. 1) I used chocolate angel food cake that I made from a recipe off this site. I highly recommend this as an alternative to plain angel food. 2) As recommended by other reviewers I soaked my banana slices in pineappIe juice and prepared - Read more ...
  5. I made this recipe for the first time for a dessert buffet for my child's junior high teachers. I made it the night before and it turned out beautiful and delicious. I used strawberries and blueberries for one fruit layer and the bananas and pineapple for the other. I mixed the (vanilla) pudding with 1 - Read more ...
  6. I made this for Valentine's day and it was delicious! My boyfriend was totally impressed. However there is one caveat; be careful when you fold the pudding and sour cream into the whipped topping. Do not mix it excessively because it will get too liquidy and will drip on the sides. This happened to me - Read more ...
  7. Very Good. However definitely make the pudding according to the package and then fold into cool whip & sour cream. Otherwise it is entirely too dry.
  8. Question: by "pudding mix" do you mean to fold the powder into the creams or to make the pudding and then fold into the other creams? personally i don't like angel cake much so i used yellow-cake mix. i actually added milk to the pudding mix before folding it in but still turned out yummy - Read more ...
  9. I took this trifle to my daughter's preschool for a Mother's Day party and everyone loved it! Here's a tip for the bananas - don't throw out the pineapple juice. Soak the sliced bananas in the juice (I left mine for an hour while I ran to school) and they won't turn brown.
  10. This is a hit wherever I take it. I recommended mixing some milk with the pudding before adding the other ingredients to it. Also, saving the juice from the pineapple and soaking the bananas in it helps them from turning brown as quickly. I cubed the cake instead of slicing it into 3 pieces. Excellent - Read more ...