When someone asks me to bring a dessert to a dinner or a party, I love making a trifle! There are so many different trifle recipes, the possibilities are endless. I guess that is why we have perfected the trifle with more than 12 unique recipes that have been shared on social media tens of thousands of times!

From traditional favorites to inventive twists, each recipe is a celebration of indulgence and creativity. Whether you’re planning a special occasion or simply craving a delightful treat, our assortment of trifle creations promises something for every palate.

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Simple Layered Trifle Recipes

Ready to master the art of trifle? This dessert is all about layering classic flavors with exciting new ideas. From refreshing berry combinations to decadent chocolate options, trifles offer something for everyone. Get ready to create a showstopping dessert that’s both impressive and delicious.

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S’mores Dessert Trifle
S'mores Trifle has all the yummy s'mores flavors you love, and it's super easy to turn the outdoor treat into a delicious indoor dessert!
Lemon Blueberry Trifle on the table.
Lemon Blueberry Trifle
The Lemon Blueberry Trifle recipe is light, refreshing, and so easy to make! It's the perfect summer dessert, with bursts of fresh berries and bright citrus in every bite!
5 layer of Pina Colada Trifle with a dollop of cool whip and cherries on top.
Pina Colada Trifle
Pina Colada Trifle is just as tasty as the beach-side drink but served dessert-style. With layers of pineapple, coconut, cake, and pudding, it's perfect for feeding a big group.
Lemon Raspberry Trifle in a trifle bowl.
Lemon Raspberry Trifle
Lemon Raspberry Trifle is light, refreshing, and so easy to make! It's the perfect dessert for summer when fresh berries are in season.
Boston Cream Pie Trifle garnished with whipped topping.
Boston Cream Pie Trifle
Boston Cream Pie Trifle tastes just like the classic cream-filled cake, but it's made as a fun, deconstructed dessert with beautiful layers of cake, pudding, and chocolate.
Lemon Trifle with toppings.
Lemon Trifle
The Lemon Trifle recipe is light, refreshing, and incredibly easy to make! It's the perfect summer dessert, with bursts of bright citrus in every bite!
Ice Cream Sundae Trifle garnished with maraschino cherry.
Ice Cream Sundae Trifle
Ice Cream Sundae Trifle is a fun twist on your favorite banana split flavors. It's loaded with layers of brownie, ice cream, hot fudge, and all the classic sundae toppings.
Peaches and Cream Trifle in a trifle bowl and some peaches on the table.
Peaches and Cream Trifle
Peaches and Cream Trifle is packed with layers of pound cake, pudding, peaches, and whipped topping. It's super easy to make any time of year using canned, fresh, or frozen fruit.
5-layer of 4th of July Trifle in a trifle bowl.
4th of July Trifle
4th of July Trifle is filled with layers of cake, pudding, and fresh fruit. It's a healthy and festive way to celebrate Independence Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day.
Pumpkin Trifle with whipped topping and pumpkin spice.
Pumpkin Trifle
Pumpkin Trifle is packed with layers of cake cubes, pumpkin cheesecake, and whipped topping. It's an easy and delightful dessert for fall or whenever you crave the creamy goodness of pumpkin pie filling.
Black Forest Trifle in a trifle container topped with cool whip and cherries.
Black Forest Trifle
Black Forest Trifle features layers of chocolate cake pieces, pudding, cherry pie filling, and whipped topping. It's a delightful make-ahead dessert crafted to resemble the classic chocolate cherry cake.
strawberry shortcake trifle with a couple fresh strawberries on top.
Strawberry Shortcake Trifle
The Strawberry Shortcake Trifle recipe offers a delightful, airy treat that's both scrumptious and effortlessly crafted! It's the ideal dessert for summer, especially when vibrant, juicy berries are at their peak.
Nutter Butter Trifle in a glass trifle bowl with toppings.
Nutter Butter Trifle
The Nutter Butter Trifle is a hassle-free dessert featuring alternating layers of cookies, instant pudding, and bananas, crowned with a decadent blend of peanut butter and crumbled cookies. And the best part? No baking required!
Caramel Apple Trifle in a trifle bowl with apple slices and chopped pecans on top.
Caramel Apple Trifle
The Caramel Apple Trifle boasts a harmonious blend of flavors and textures, beautifully layered and showcased in a glass dessert bowl. Bursting with the essence of autumn, it's an ideal choice for satisfying a hungry crowd.
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Chocolate Trifle
Indulge in the decadence of chocolate trifle—a luscious, creamy delight with layers of rich chocolate that promises to quench your sweet cravings and leave you yearning for seconds!
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S’mores Trifle
Transform the classic campfire indulgence into a delectable delight with this effortless s'mores trifle recipe. With just a few easy steps, you can assemble all the components of s'mores into a luxurious layered dessert served in a jar.

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  1. Love the star idea! So creative and festive 🙂 quick question for you – how did you make such a long picture with the step by steps?

  2. Darling idea! I’m wild about any patriotic ideas & dishes….this one takes the cake. ;-} Thanks for sharing at Weekend Potluck. (We’d love it if you’d link back to the party within your post…recipes like this one are definitely feature-worthy=) Have a great weekend.