Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Easy Very Berry Trifle
When you want to impress friends and family with a spectacular dessert, this is the one to prepare. Fresh berries are layered with mounds of whipped cream and angel food cake for a dessert that can be prepared ahead of time. The beautiful raised dish comes with four matching cup and is only $14.99 at City Liquidators. Photo credit: Amanda Rettke from iambaker.net Recipe from McCormick. 
Makes 12 servings.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Refrigerate: 2 hours
2 cups halved or sliced strawberries
2 cups blueberries
1 cup raspberries
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
3 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract, divided
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon McCormick Pure Orange Extract
1/4 cup sour cream
4 cups angel food cake cubes
1. Toss berries, 1/4 cup of the sugar and 2 teaspoons of the vanilla in large bowl. Set aside. Beat cream, remaining 1/2 cup sugar, remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla and orange extract in large bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gently stir in sour cream.

2. Layer 2 cups angel food cake cubes, and 1/2 each of the berry mixture and whipped cream mixture in 2-quart glass serving bowl. Repeat layers. Cover.

3. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until ready to serve. Garnish with additional berries, if desired.