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Strawberry Banana Trifle


  • 1 (3 ounce) box strawberry gelatin
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups 1/2-inch cubes pound cake
  • 1 (4 ounce) box vanilla instant pudding
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 cup sliced bananas
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups cold milk
  • 1/2 cup thawed whipped topping


  1. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add ice cubes to cold water to make 1 1/4 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until slightly thickened. Remove unmelted ice. Stir in bananas and strawberries.
  2. Place cake cubes in large serving bowl; sprinkle with orange juice. Spoon gelatin mixture over cake. Chill for 15 minutes.
  3. Prepare pudding mix with 1 1/2 cups milk as directed on package. Let stand a few minutes to thicken.
  4. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into bowl over gelatin.
  5. Chill.

Makes 10 servings.

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