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Outrageous Lemon Lovers Trifle

Outrageous Lemon Lovers Trifle

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword outrageous-lemon-lovers-trifle
Prep Time 25 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Servings 12 servings
Calories 900kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 Lemon Lovers Pound Cake cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 2.7 oz box Dream Whip
  • 3 cup very cold whole milk divided
  • 2 3.4 oz boxes instant lemon pudding mix
  • 16 oz frozen whipped topping OR 4 cups fresh sweetened whipped cream
  • 2 tablespoon grated white chocolate
  • Lemon slices and sprigs of fresh mint for garnishing


  • In a small saucepan over medium-high heat the granulated sugar and lemon juice together. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved then set aside to cool.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer whip together the Dream Whip [The box contains 2 envelopes use both] and 2 cups of cold whole milk. Whip for 5 minutes or until soft peaks form.
  • Add both packages of lemon pudding and the remaining 1 cup of whole milk. Whip for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  • To assemble, Divide the cubed cake in half. Begin with a layer of cubed cake on the bottom of the trifle bowl. Brush with ½ of the lemon syrup. Add a layer of lemon cream and ½ of the whipped topping. Repeat with cake, brush with lemon syrup, lemon cream ending with whipped topping.
  • Sprinkle the top with grated white chocolate and garnish with lemon slice and fresh mint if desired.
  • Chill thoroughly for at least 4 hours prior to serving.


A bakery lemon or vanilla pound cake may be substituted, if desired.
See Lemon Lovers Pound Cake recipe here


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 900kcal | Carbohydrates: 130g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 459mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 101g | Vitamin A: 980IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 1mg