Mixed Berry Trifles

Mixed Berry Trifles Recipe
Any summer berries will work, and you can substitute other fruit liqueurs for the Grand Marnier. Reserve remaining liqueur for Sunday morning lattes.


4 servings (serving size: 1 trifle)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 291
Fat 5.2 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 12.2 g
Carbohydrate 45.5 g
Fiber 3.1 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 223 mg
Calcium 123 mg


1 3/4 cups fat-free plain Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (orange liqueur), divided
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 cup strawberries, quartered
1 cup blackberries, halved


1. Preheat oven to 375°.

2. Place Citrus Shortcake cubes on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until toasted, turning after 5 minutes. Cool completely on pan on a wire rack.

3. Combine yogurt, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon liqueur, and rind.

4. Combine strawberries, remaining 1 tablespoon sugar, and remaining 1 tablespoon liqueur in a medium bowl. Gently stir in blackberries.

5. Place 3 shortcake cubes in each of 4 (8-ounce) glasses or dessert bowls. Top each serving with about 1 tablespoon fruit mixture; top fruit mixture with 1 1/2 tablespoons yogurt mixture. Repeat layers, ending with yogurt. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 1 hour.

Maureen Callahan, MS, RD,

Cooking Light

August 2010
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