Red, White, and Blue Trifle Recipe

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Suzanne White Modified: March 24, 2022
Red, White, and Blue Trifle Recipe

How To Make Red, White, and Blue Trifle

Nothing fits the perfect 4th of July dessert than this patriotic red, white, and blue trifle. It has layers of creamy pudding and red & blue cake cubes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1boxwhite cake mix
  • cupsbuttermilk
  • cupvegetable oil
  • 3eggs
  • 1tbspunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1tbspred food coloring
  • ½tbspblue food coloring
  • 3⅓ozwhite chocolate pudding mix
  • 2cupsmilk
  • 1cool whip,large tub
  • 2cupsstrawberries,sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and spray 2 8-inch square pans.

  2. In a large bowl, beat cake mix, buttermilk, oil, eggs, and cocoa until well combined.

  3. Divide batter into 2 bowls. Add red food coloring to 1 bowl and blue food coloring to the other bowl. Mix each bowl well until color is thoroughly mixed through the batter.

  4. Add red mix to 1 8-inch square pan and the blue mix to the other pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through. Let cool.

  5. Make the cream mixture by making the pudding as directed on the box. Add the cool whip and mix well.

  6. Cut cake into 1-inch squares.

  7. Add ⅓ of the pudding mixture to the trifle dish.

  8. Add a layer of blue cake mix squares and sliced strawberries.

  9. Add another ⅓ of the pudding mixture on top of that.

  10. Add a layer of red cake mix squares and then top with remaining pudding mixture.

  11. Top with sprinkles. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 332.35kcal
  • Fat: 13.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.68g
  • Fiber: 1.35g
  • Sugar: 33.95g
  • Protein: 6.05g
  • Cholesterol: 45.28mg
  • Sodium: 520.77mg
  • Calcium: 176.97mg
  • Potassium: 230.05mg
  • Iron: 1.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 40.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.33mg
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