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★★Patriotic Trifle: Easy 4th of July Dessert★★

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Easy Patriotic Trifle Hip2Save

If you’re looking for a fun, easy and festive no-bake 4th of July dessert, check out this yummy patriotic trifle! With just 4 ingredients, it’s a simple way to serve up a delicious red, white, and blue treat for your celebration. What’s better than sweet summer berries, pound cake, and whipped cream? 🙂

Easy Patriotic Trifle

Ingredients:

*1 large loaf of Pound Cake (I used a family sized loaf from Sara Lee, but you could also use 2 smaller loaves)
*1 Pint Strawberries
*1 Pint Blueberries
*Can of real whipped cream

How to make a 4th of July Trifle with poundcakeDirections:

Cut the pound cake in half lengthwise. Use a cookie cutter to cut as many stars as possible. Put aside scraps of cake. Cut strawberries in half (or fourths if really big!). Start with a layer of fruit at bottom, and then place stars around the sides of trifle dish standing up as shown. Add some berries and whipped cream around the edges and sides of stars as well. I placed the scraps of pound cake in the middles and topped with more whipped cream and berries.

There really is no right or wrong way to do this; however, I do recommend using real whipped cream because it tends to maintain the pretty peaks longer. Also, I cut all my stars ahead of time and then compiled it right before serving (if you make this in advance, the whipped cream starts looking “melty” pretty quickly!

4th of July Kabobs Hip2Save
Don’t have a trifle bowl? Create these fun kabob style treats. I used the same ingredients as above and added some raspberries as well. Super easy!

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s recipes created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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Comments 18

  1. Deb

    Oh, Lina, this will be just perfect for my dad’s July 4th birthday picnic! Thanks!!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      You’re welcome, enjoy 🙂

  2. Mary

    Umm… YUM!

  3. April

    So cute!!

    • Lisa

      Sure is cute:)

      • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

        Aw thanks!!

  4. Carmen

    That looks amazing and delicious 🙂

  5. beth

    off topic- but does anyone happen to have a free shutterfly calendar free code? I thought i had one and cant seem to find it and wanted to send a calendar to my grandma. I dont mind having to pay shipping- just would love a free calendar code(8X7). Please email me: bethrose5 at gmail dot com.

    • Dawn

      I just forwarded an email from Huggies that I won’t use. 🙂 It expires June 28th (in 4 days) Oops, it may have been a book instead???? I just realized that. So…..maybe someone else you know can use it?

  6. Megann

    This would be good with vanilla pudding mixed in too!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Totally agree!

  7. Tara in TX

    So Pretty! Thanks for this Perfect *July 4th* recipe!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      You’re welcome 🙂 enjoy!

  8. Barb

    Oh Lina I think I’m going to make this for our 4th of July block party. Everyone will think I’m talented (and I’m far from it), thanks for the recipe and wonderful pictures, I’ll have to let you know what everyone says!! Love it!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Oh great! Have a fun time!

  9. Tracey

    I’m on this one today!

  10. kristine

    It’s cute but how do you prevent the cream from breaking down?

    • Liz Ob

      Maybe get extra creamy whipping cream?

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