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berry mason jar trifles

Summer Berry Trifles

These berry trifles are filled with fresh berries, a little pound cake and topped with a homemade vanilla lime yogurt sauce. Ready in just 15 minutes, these berry trifles are the perfect summer dessert.
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Course: Breakfast or Dessert, Breakfast or Snack, Breakfast/Dessert, Breakfast/Snack, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackberry, blueberries, cake, dessert recipe, desserts, raspberry, strawberry
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Author: Tracy



  • Fresh strawberries rinsed, dried and sliced
  • Fresh blueberries rinsed and dried
  • Fresh raspberries rinsed and dried
  • Fresh blackberries rinsed and dried
  • Prepared butter pound cake cubed - I used 1/2 the cake for 5 mason jars
  • 1 tbsp Roasted and Salted Pistachios ground

Yogurt Sauce

  • ¼ cup Vanilla yogurt
  • juice from one lime approx 2 tablespoons
  • ½ tsp lime zest
  • 2 tbsp Honey


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Cut the pound cake in half and cut into small cubes.
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  • Toast the pound cake cubes for 12 minutes, they will be a tad "crunchy".
  • While the cake cubes are baking, make the yogurt sauce.

Yogurt sauce

  • In a small bowl mix the vanilla yogurt, lime juice, lime zest and honey. Place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
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Berry Trifles

  • When the cake cubes are done, layer your berries and cake in the mason jar in any order you would like.
  • Top with prepared yogurt sauce.
  • Sprinkle on ground pistachios.
  • Enjoy!
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