Although there are lots of different desserts you can make for Christmas and throughout the holidays, there’s something nostalgic and extra-special about Christmas trifle recipes. There is more choice than ever, although the classic style of trifle your grandmother might well have made will never lose its appeal. But if you want to experiment, you can choose from different variations like tiramisu cheesecake trifle or a Scottish version of trifle!
Tiramisu Cheesecake Mini Trifles
A delicious dessert for chocolate lovers, these individual tiramisu cheesecake mini trifles are indulgent and yummy. They’re not hard to prepare and you don’t need many different ingredients either. Tiramisu trifle makes a great festive dessert and served in cute moose glasses these are sure to be a real conversation piece! These tiramisu dessert cups are made with soft ladyfingers and mascarpone cheese.
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Why not make a gingerbread trifle this holiday season? It’s an easy dessert to make with cake and pudding layers as well as vanilla and caramel flavours and an indulgent splash of brandy. The spices in this holiday trifle recipe are fun and festive and pair beautifully with the other flavours in this exciting take on traditional trifle.
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Festive Sherry Trifle Recipe
We all know that Christmas is the perfect time for indulging in those extra-special treats, and what better way to make your festive feast unforgettable than with a show-stopping Sherry Trifle?
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Peppermint Cheesecake Trifle
Red velvet cake layered with peppermint cream cheese filling, mint Oreos, Cool Whip and peppermint crunch candies fills this peppermint cheesecake trifle. This festive, layered, holiday dessert will serve (and wow!) a crowd. This is one of the best Christmas trifle recipes.
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Amazing Oreo Trifle
If you’re scouring the internet for chocolate trifle recipes, look no further. This Oreo trifle is really easy to make and the result is incredibly eye catching and utterly delicious
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Easy Holiday Gingerbread Trifle
This Gingerbread Trifle features layers of homemade gingerbread cake, vanilla pudding, whipped cream, and toffee bits. It’s a festive holiday dessert that’s as beautiful as it is delicious!
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Mixed Berry Trifles With Butter Cake
Mixed Berry Trifles with Butter Cake is a refreshing dessert, layered with fresh berries, butter cake, and whipped cream!
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Lemon Berry Trifle
This show-stopping lemon berry trifle recipe includes lemon pound cake, fresh berries, a lemon cheesecake filling, and fresh whipped cream. Use store-bought cake if you’re short on time!
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If you’re looking for the best recipe for strawberry trifle, look no further! My trifle recipe pairs fluffy, moist, and flavourful vanilla cake layers with rich vanilla pudding and oodles of fresh strawberries.
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Strawberry Heaven On Earth Cake
Heaven On Earth Cake is a light, fluffy dessert that’s filled with pieces of angel food cake, a creamy vanilla pudding layer, and strawberry pie filling! The perfect treat for strawberry lovers to enjoy year-round!
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Cranberry Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle
This Cranberry Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle just might become your go-to winter holiday dessert. Trifles are fantastic desserts for large parties – they feed a crowd and can be assembled ahead. Components can even be made further ahead. Win-win !
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You Mocha Me Crazy (Mocha Cookie Dessert)
What could be better than a Mocha Cookie Dessert? The perfect solution for a world full of crazy! This dessert is light but luxurious, Indulgent but low calorie(OK – not so much) – But it is a delicious taste that will bring you and your loved ones from the edge…
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Peppermint Candy Brownie Trifle
This festive trifle is perfect for all your holiday celebrations layered with candy cane white chocolate covered brownies, a luscious cookies and cream filling, dollops of hazelnut spread, marshmallows and peppermint whipped cream, with candy canes love throughout!
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Death by Chocolate
This healthier version of the classic Death by Chocolate doesn’t skimp on the flavor or decadence! It’s gluten free, dairy free, and paleo as well as the perfect make ahead dessert for any special occasion. Add this to you list of favorite Christmas trifle recipes.
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Typsy Laird, Authentic Scottish Trifle
If you’re into Drambuie and Scottish food, this typsy laird recipe is going to knock your socks off! It’s a wonderful trifle that has “Scotland” written all over it. I’ve adapted the original recipe to make it much easier, too.
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English Christmas Trifle
Christmas Trifle is a classic English dessert with layers of pound cake, crème anglaise, fresh fruit, and whipped cream. This holiday trifle uses raspberries and poached pears, making it as delicious as it is beautiful.
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This beautiful brownie trifle stands tall with layers of chewy brownie chunks, fluffy chocolate pudding, and whipped cream. 5 ingredients and a trifle bowl are all you need to make this impressively easy dessert!
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Chocolate Strawberry Trifle
Decadent layers of brownies, chocolate pudding, whipped cream, and strawberries make this chocolate strawberry trifle a must-make for any and all occasions.
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