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A berry trifle can add a sweet ending to an outdoor meal.A berry trifle can add a sweet ending to an outdoor meal.

Make a perfect picnic with a berry trifle

Planning a picnic will be easy with a dessert like this Very Berry Trifle.

Shopping list: blueberries, raspberries, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla extract, heavy cream, pure orange extract, reduced-fat sour cream, angel food cake.

Makes 12 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: 2 hours
2 cups strawberries, sliced
2 cups blueberries
1 cup raspberries
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, divided
3 teaspoons pure vanilla extract, divided
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon pure orange extract
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
4 cups angel food cake, cubed, divided

In a large bowl, toss berries, 1/4 cup of the sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Set aside. In a large chilled bowl, beat cream, remaining sugar, remaining vanilla and the orange extract with electric mixer until soft peaks form.

Gently stir in sour cream. In a 2-quart glass serving bowl, layer 2 cups cake cubes and half of the berry mixture and half of the whipped cream mixture.

Repeat layers; cover. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until ready to serve. Garnish with more berries if desired.
Per serving: 198 calories, 2 grams protein, 12 grams fat (53 percent calories from fat), 7.3 grams saturated fat, 21 grams carbohydrate, 44 milligrams cholesterol, 88 milligrams sodium, 2 grams fiber.

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