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Gluten-Free Strawberry Trifle

A delicious and decadent dessert that's bound to wow the crowd
Course desserts
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
refrigerate 2 hours
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings


For the Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 2 8 oz packages cream cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Whipped Cream:

  • 1 pint of whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Rest:

  • angel food cake
  • 4 cups fresh raspberries mixed with thinly sliced strawberries  you can use whatever berries you like


  • Allow cream cheese to soften at room temperature and place in a mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar, almond extract, and vanilla and blend until smooth.
  • Whip up the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla until it forms stiff peaks.
  • Assemble the trifle by placing a layer or broken up angel food cake in the bottom, followed by a spread of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Top the cream cheese mixture with berries and then whipped cream on top of the berries. Repeat the layers again and finish with whipped cream on the top and decorate with raspberries.
  • Let sit in the fridge for at least 2 hours! (The longer it sits the better - preferably make it the night before). Serve cold by scooping into dessert glasses. Enjoy!


Calories: 610kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 354mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 1365IU | Vitamin C: 16.1mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 0.6mg