Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle - A beautiful and delicious trifle layered with vanilla cake, homemade strawberry glaze and cream! Such a pretty dessert!

A beautiful and delicious trifle layered with vanilla cake, homemade strawberry glaze and cream! Such a pretty dessert!

Ingredients

For the Cake

For the Glaze

For the Cream

Instructions

For the Cake

  1. Bake cake according to instructions on box and cool.

For the Glaze

  1. Bring sugar, cornstarch and water to a boil stirring constantly.
  2. Add the JELL-O to the mixture when boiling.
  3. Turn down the heat and continue to stir until the mixture begins to thicken.
  4. Remove from burner and allow to cool (to cool faster, place in fridge for 15-20 minutes).
  5. Fold in strawberries.

For the Cream

  1. Combine cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk and Cool Whip.

To Assemble

  1. Cut cake into squares.
  2. Add 1/3 of the squares to the bottom of the bowl.
  3. Top with a layer of the glaze.
  4. Top with a layer of cream.
  5. Repeat layering in this order.
  6. Top trifle with whole strawberries and mint leaves for garnish.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.