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Summertime Trifle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Avalos
Added: Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg. (5.1 oz.) vanilla or cheesecake instant pudding mix
1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained
1 prepared angel food cake cut into cubes
1 carton (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 c. strawberries, sliced
3 c. cold milk
1 jar hot fudge or caramel topping
1 medium, firm banana, sliced
1/4 c. chopped pecans
extra sliced strawberries and bananas for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Whisk milk and pudding for 2 minutes in a bowl. Stir in pineapple. Place angel food cake pieces on bottom of separate, large, clear glass bowl. Spread 1/3 cup pudding mixture on top. Cover with sliced strawberries. Spread layer of whipped topping over strawberries.
Pour half the jar of hot fudge/caramel topping over layer. Spread another 1/3 of pudding mixture on top. Cover with sliced bananas. Cover bananas with remaining 1/3 pudding mixture. Spread whipped topping over all. Drizzle with hot fudge topping. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Keep Trifle chilled until serving time. Garnish with additional strawberries and bananas, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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