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Makeover Cranberry Trifle Recipe

Makeover Cranberry Trifle Ingredients

  • Makeover Cranberry Trifle
    Makeover Cranberry Trifle

    1 package (16 ounces) frozen unsweetened strawberries, thawed

  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 loaves (10-3/4 ounces each) frozen reduced-fat pound cake, thawed and cubed

How to make Makeover Cranberry Trifle

  • In a large saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Cook over medium heat until the berries pop, about 15 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, brown sugar and vanilla until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.
  • Place a third of the cake cubes in a 3-qt. trifle bowl; top with a third of the cranberry mixture and a third of the cream cheese mixture. Repeat layers twice. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Makeover Cranberry Trifle is ready to serve.

Yield: 15 servings

Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.