Over the years this Lemon Raspberry Red Velvet Trifle has become one of my very favorite desserts. I especially love to take this to party’s, celebrations or simple get togethers. It fits the mood for everything. And because its cake in a bowl it transports even more beautifully!
A few Christmases ago I had this at a family party. It is a very fitting Christmas dish too, dontcha think? Red and white, maybe add some mint. My first bite was totally unexpected, and I totally LOVED it. The lemon and raspberries combined together was perfect. I took a bite of a lemony raspberry velvety dessert, and later I came for seconds, and then even later I begged my aunt for the recipe because my pregnant hormones could not stop my brain from craving this delicacy. Not to mention it is just plain (but far from plain) perfect for a valentines treat, is it not? And its so ridiculously easy.
How To Make A Trifle
Trifles are perfect because you have all the deliciousness of a cake and are SO much easier to put together. For this lemon raspberry red velvet trifle you start by taking lemon zest, cream cheese, powder sugar, vanilla yogurt and beat them till they are nice and creamy!
Then you take made red velvet newly baked, fresh raspberries and start layering. Just like this!
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- 1 red velvet cake mix
- 2 cups vanilla yogurt
- 1 tsp lemon zest
- 2 8 oz packages cream cheese- room temp
- 1 cup powder sugar
- 2 pint fresh raspberries
Cook cake according to directions
in a separate bowl beat cream cheese until creamy and then add zest, yogurt, and powder sugar.
When cake is completely cooled, cut into squares and layer into trifle bowl with the cream mix.
Cover and let chill for at least an hour.
top with raspberries and more lemon zest for presentation.