July 4th Old Glory Trifle

July 4th Dessert: Old Glory Trifle

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This classic Old Glory Trifle is a fun dessert recipe to add to the mix as well. With the patriotic colors and mouthwatering flavors, your family will be asking you to make this every Independence Day!

Old Glory Trifle
  • 1 deep glass bowl (preferably a cylinder shape trifle bowl)
  • 16 oz container whipped topping
  • 3.3 oz box instant vanilla pudding
  • ½ c milk
  • 1 can blueberry pie filling
  • 1 can cherry pie filling
  • 1 fresh baked angel food cake
  • Optional toppings:
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries
  • ¼ c confectioner's sugar
  1. Thaw whipped topping if it's frozen.
  2. Mix the package of pudding in ½ cup milk.
  3. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Add to whipped topping and mix thoroughly, until smooth and blended.
  5. Tear the angel food cake into small 1 inch chunks.
  6. Place ½ of the cake pieces in the bottom of the trifle dish.
  7. Empty entire can of blueberry pie filling over the cake pieces and spread an even layer.
  8. Be sure the blue and red pie filling show on the sides of the dish as a distinct layer for the red, white, and blue effect.
  9. Top with ½ of the vanilla whipped topping.
  10. Next, layer the rest of the angel food cake.
  11. Spread entire can of cherry pie filling over cake pieces.
  12. Spread remaining ½ of the vanilla whipped topping.
  13. Optional toppings:
  14. Top with fresh blueberries and raspberries.
  15. You can make a beautiful pattern or add randomly.
  16. Dust with confectioner's sugar, using a sifter or small handheld strainer.

What is your favorite patriotic dessert to make?

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