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Try These Stunning, Delicious Trifle Recipes for Your Next Party

Country Living Logo By Country Living Staff of Country Living | Slide 1 of 54: Classic trifles—layers of cake, fruit, and custard in a glass bowl—deserve more credit than they typically get these days. The only thing better than how impressive a trifle looks is how good it tastes. Our favorite trifle recipes have it all: smooth, creamy pudding, delightfully airy cake, fresh berries, and a whole lot of color. If you're still making up your mind about which Christmas desserts should get a spot on this year's dinner menu, might we suggest one of these multi-layered beauties? After all, you just can't go wrong with something as gorgeous as a trifle. These desserts are easy to make, fun to look at, and can feed a large crowd. What more could you ask for?These recipes use different Christmas cakes to layer in the trifle that pack some incredible flavors. Whether you opt for chocolate trifle recipe that'll appeal to even the most discerning sweet tooth or a classic English trifle with old-fashioned charm, there's at least one recipe on our list for you and your guests. We've got gingerbread cookie trifles with a crunchy, unexpected layered of chopped pecans, strawberry trifle recipes with refreshing cream (which, by the way, you can reuse for all your 4th of July parties come summer), and more seasonal peppermint trifles with pretty pink and red details. Whip up one of these crowd-pleasing recipes in no time for a hassle-free, showstopping sweet treat—just don't be surprised when it rivals the beauty of your array of Christmas cookies.

Classic trifles—layers of cake, fruit, and custard in a glass bowl—deserve more credit than they typically get these days. The only thing better than how impressive a trifle looks is how good it tastes. Our favorite trifle recipes have it all: smooth, creamy pudding, delightfully airy cake, fresh berries, and a whole lot of color. If you're still making up your mind about which Christmas desserts should get a spot on this year's dinner menu, might we suggest one of these multi-layered beauties? After all, you just can't go wrong with something as gorgeous as a trifle. These desserts are easy to make, fun to look at, and can feed a large crowd. What more could you ask for?

These recipes use different Christmas cakes to layer in the trifle that pack some incredible flavors. Whether you opt for chocolate trifle recipe that'll appeal to even the most discerning sweet tooth or a classic English trifle with old-fashioned charm, there's at least one recipe on our list for you and your guests. We've got gingerbread cookie trifles with a crunchy, unexpected layered of chopped pecans, strawberry trifle recipes with refreshing cream (which, by the way, you can reuse for all your 4th of July parties come summer), and more seasonal peppermint trifles with pretty pink and red details. Whip up one of these crowd-pleasing recipes in no time for a hassle-free, showstopping sweet treat—just don't be surprised when it rivals the beauty of your array of Christmas cookies.

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