Monday, August 10, 2015

Food Recipe of the Day: Strawberry Orange Mini Trifles

strawberry orange mini trifles
Strawberry Orange Mini Trifles
Nothing screams the end of summer more than some delicious fresh strawberries fresh off the vine! This amazing recipe combines the taste of luscious strawberries with cream and some to-die-for pound cake to make a desert the whole table will love!

Used In This Recipe:

Strawberry Orange Mini Trifles

Ingredients:

- 1/3 Cup Strawberry Preserves
- 2 Tablespoons plus 1/3 cup orange juice; divided
- 1 quart fresh strawberries
- 3 cups of heavy cream
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1 lb. Fresh pound cake

Directions:

  1. In saucepan, heat the strawberry preserves and 2 tablespoons orange juice until melted into a liquid. 
  2. Place the strawberries in a medium bowl. Pour melted preserves over the strawberries and toss well. Check for sweetness and add sugar if necessary.
  3. Pour cream into a large bowl. With an electric mixer, whip cream until soft peaks form. Add vanilla extract and powdered sugar. Continue to whip until stiff peaks form. 
  4. With a biscuit cutter, cut pound cake into 12 rounds. Brush each round with remaining orange juice 
  5. Assemble mini-trifles in Cocoettes. Place one cake round on the bottom, followed by marinated strawberries, then whipped cream. Repeat once more.
  6. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving, overnight preferably.

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