In honor of a week filled with all things red, white, and blue, try this Patriotic Trifle that is sure to be the hit of any potluck!
1 small package strawberry Jell-O
1 small package berry blue Jell-O
2 cups boiling water, divided
1 cup cold water, divided
2 small packages vanilla instant pudding
2 cups cold milk
1 small carton Cool Whip
1 pint fresh blueberries
1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced
1 prepared angel food cake or pound cake, cut into 1”-cubes
In two small bowls, prepare each Jell-O flavor with 1 cup of boiling water; stir in ½ cup of cold water. Pour each flavor into a square pan and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until set.
In a large bowl, mix pudding mixes with milk for 2 minutes. Let stand 2 minutes, until soft-set. Fold in 2 cups of Cool Whip.
Set aside ¼ cup blueberries and strawberries for garnish. Cut each Jell-O pan into 1”-cubes. In a large trifle bowl or other serving dish, layer as follows: strawberry Jell-O cubes, half of the cake cubes, blueberries, half of the pudding mixture, blue Jell-O, remaining cake cubes, strawberries, remaining pudding mixture. Garnish with remaining Cool Whip, strawberries, and blueberries. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
*Recipe from Taste of Home