Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle Recipe

Indulge in layers of creamy cheesecake filling, fresh strawberries, and delicate cake in this delightful Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 store-bought pound cake, cut into cubes

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, combine the sliced strawberries with granulated sugar and vanilla extract. Let them sit for about 15 minutes to release their juices.
  2. In another bowl, beat the softened cream cheese with powdered sugar until smooth and creamy.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gently fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until well combined.
  5. Stir in the lemon zest into the cream cheese mixture for a hint of freshness.
  6. To assemble the trifle, start with a layer of pound cake cubes at the bottom of a trifle dish or individual serving glasses.
  7. Top the pound cake layer with a layer of the cream cheese mixture, spreading it evenly.
  8. Add a layer of sliced strawberries on top of the cream cheese mixture.
  9. Repeat the layers until you reach the top of the dish, finishing with a layer of strawberries.
  10. Chill the trifle in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
  11. Serve chilled and enjoy the luscious layers of this Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle!

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