Cherry Cranberry Trifle - Restaurant Guide and Food & Drink Article

Cherry Cranberry Trifle

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Pound Cake:

  • 2 cups (500 ml) Five Roses All Purpose Flour

  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) baking powder

  • pinch salt

  • 1 cup (250 ml) unsalted butter

  • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1-2 tsp (5-10 ml) grated orange zest


  • 1 can (300 ml) condensed milk

  • 1-1/2 cups (375 ml) cold water

  • 1 pkg. (102 g) vanilla instant pudding mix

  • 1 container (1 L) frozen, light whipped topping, thawed

  • 1 pound cake, cut into cubes (recipe above)

  • 1 can (540 ml) cherry cranberry pie filling

Pound Cake: Grease and line a 9" x 5" (2 L) loaf pan with parchment paper. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Cream butter with sugar; beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in orange zest. Fold flour into batter, 1/3 at a time. Spread into pan. Bake in a 350ºF (180ºC) oven for

50-55 min. Cool completely. Cut pound cake into cubes.

Filling: Combine condensed milk and water. Add pudding mix; beat about 2 min. Chill until thickened, about 15-20 min. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon 1/3 of the pudding toping. Spoon 1/3 of the pudding mixture into 12-cup (3 L) glass serving bowl. Top with half of the cake cubes. Top with half of the pie filling and 1/3 of the pudding mixture. Repeat layering, ending with pudding mixture. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.