Quick Berry Trifle

May 19, 2023
10 Min
Quick Berry Trifle

This impressive looking trifle takes minutes to put together and requires no baking—perfect to make and serve on a sunny long weekend.


  • 1 store-bought pound cake, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or brandy
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish


  1. In a large glass bowl or individual serving glasses, layer the pound cake cubes at the bottom.
  2. Add a layer of mixed berries on top of the pound cake.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until soft peaks form.
  4. Spoon a layer of whipped cream over the berries.
  5. Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are used, finishing with a dollop of whipped cream on top.
  6. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to allow the flavours to meld together.
  8. Serve chilled.