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Special Strawberry Trifle Recipe with Cinnamon

This strawberry trifle recipe is quite healthy because of the fresh orange juice and strawberries. To make it even lower in fat and calories, you could use sugar free instant pudding instead of conventional pudding and use Splenda instead of the sugar. Why not garnish this strawberry trifle with a strawberry fan instead of strawberry pieces? To make this, you should put a strawberry stem-down in an egg slicer, then lower the top and slice the strawberry almost all the way through. Remove the berry and fan out the slices. This is a very nice-looking garnish and so easy to do.

The combination of strawberries and vanilla is a very special one and it works nicely in this trifle recipe. You will also find that adding the vanilla extract and vanilla cookies maximizes the trifle’s vanilla flavor. The almond extract, cinnamon and fresh orange juice also add taste and a touch of freshness and spice which makes this quite a gourmet strawberry trifle recipe. The layers in the dishes make it look nice too. As with most trifle recipes, you can make this strawberry trifle recipe in one big trifle dish rather than several individual ones if you prefer.

You can even add a tablespoon of Cointreau or butterscotch schnapps to the vanilla pudding, to add another flavor dimension. Not every trifle recipe contains alcohol but sometimes adding a little can fortify the flavor of the dish and add a sophisticated touch to it. If you are using vanilla pudding, stick to a subtle flavored liqueur. If you are using chocolate pudding as a layer in your trifle recipe, you can try something richer like Kahlua, Tia Maria, or even Bailey’s Irish Cream. If you are looking for the best strawberry trifle original recipe to serve at a formal gathering or dinner party, you cannot go wrong with this one. It is so fresh-tasting and mouthwatering and everyone will enjoy it immensely.

Best Strawberry Trifle Original Recipe
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves or Makes: 6
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  • 1 package vanilla flavor instant pudding
  • 8 vanilla cookies
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅛ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 big Navel orange
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  1. Wash and hull the strawberries, then cut them into quarters.
  2. Add the juice from the orange to the strawberries.
  3. Stir the mixture, adding the vanilla extract, almond extract, cinnamon, and sugar.
  4. Whisk the instant pudding with the milk and divide half of it between 4 serving glasses.
  5. Break the vanilla cookies into pieces and add ? of the pieces to the glasses.
  6. Add the rest of the pudding, then the strawberries, and finally the remaining cookie crumbs.

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This delicious strawberry trifle recipe is so easy to make and it has such a nice flavor. Adding the cinnamon and almond extract gives it an earthy, nutty taste and the vanilla cookies, vanilla extract and vanilla pudding contrasts well with the strawberries, making this the best strawberry trifle original recipe if you are looking for something elegant with a true homemade flavor. This strawberry trifle recipe is light enough to make a nice dessert after any kind of entree. It is best if you chill it for a couple of hours before serving, to allow the flavors to mingle.

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