Strawberry Shortcake Trifle Dessert

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle Dessert Recipe


  • 1-2 containers of fresh strawberries, washed and sliced
  • 1 quart of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 box of pound cake (16oz box)
  • 1 box of vanilla pudding (5oz box)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
  2. Prepare the pound cake according to the box directions. Bake until done, following the recommended baking time. Allow the pound cake to cool, and then cut it into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Wash and slice the fresh strawberries, setting aside a portion for garnish.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whip the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract to the whipped cream, folding them in gently until fully combined.
  5. Prepare the vanilla pudding according to the package directions.
  6. Assemble the trifle layers: In a trifle bowl or a large glass bowl, start by placing a layer of pound cake pieces at the bottom.
  7. Add a layer of prepared vanilla pudding over the pound cake.
  8. Spoon a layer of the whipped cream mixture on top of the pudding.
  9. Distribute a layer of sliced strawberries over the whipped cream.
  10. Repeat the layering process until you reach the top of the trifle bowl, finishing with a final layer of whipped cream and garnishing with additional sliced strawberries.
  11. Refrigerate the trifle until set, allowing the flavors to meld. Keep it refrigerated until ready to serve.
  12. Serve chilled and enjoy this delightful Strawberry Shortcake Trifle Dessert with its layers of moist pound cake, creamy vanilla pudding, fresh strawberries, and luscious whipped cream.

This dessert is sure to be a favorite in your household, combining the classic flavors of strawberry shortcake in a delightful trifle form.

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