This is a simple and delicious summer dessert that has a beautiful presentation at BBQs and parties. Adults and kids alike will enjoy eating these adorable Easy Mini Angel Food Berry Trifles. The mint leaves give it a nice fresh, crisp taste too. This is the perfect Memorial Day and July 4th dessert when sweet red ripened strawberries and blueberries are in season. They are a cute red, white and blue dessert.
Summer is my absolute favorite season of the year. I love the longer days, warm weather, green grass, green leaf-filled trees, garden vegetables, fresh sweet fruit, flip flops, and pool days. I have fond memories of catching fireflies in my childhood and saving them to their new home (a glass jar with holes in the lid and one twig inside.) Ah the nostalgia of summers past.
Summer parties are always fun too. Sitting on the deck having a refreshing cocktail watching the kids play until the bugs start using my legs as their own biting party. Bugs and humidity are about the only things I dislike about summer. Anyone with naturally curly hair, like me, knows summer will be loaded with bad hair days as the humidity rises. It still frizzes even when it’s in a ponytail!
Like Autumn and holiday desserts are something to look forward to, so are summer desserts. These Easy Mini Angel Food Mini Berry Trifles are just the festive dessert to make and bring to parties. Adding little American flag toothpicks to these mini trifles would be perfect for Memorial Day or July 4th BBQs. Angel Food Cake in this dessert makes the calories and fat not so bad especially if you use the Neufchatel cheese, Lite Cool Whip, and fat-free sweetened condensed milk. It will still taste great!
Making the Easy Mini Angel Food Mini Berry Trifles
After you chop the strawberries or drop them in a food processor and combine the cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk, you simply start to layer the dessert into the cups. Angel Food Cake, blueberries, cream cheese mixture, Cool Whip, more cake, strawberries, Cool Whip and topped with mint leaves. It is so easy, especially using a store-bought Angel Food Cake.
Using clear disposable cups make clean up so much easier vs. using small mason jars. When you are hosting a party, you always want easy clean up. They would look really cute displayed on a tiered serving platter.
These Mini Berry Trifles dessert is similar to my Light Tiramisu which, is another tasty light tasting dessert especially if you like coffee flavored desserts.
These Easy Angel Food Cake Mini Berry Trifles aren’t only cute single serve, festive summer desserts but, they are also easy-to-make. I like that they are served in disposable cups, making for easy clean up! The fresh berry flavor, sweetened cream cheese and a layer of Cool Whip makes it a light-tasting, delicious summer berry dessert to share at Memorial Day and July 4th BBQs. They are kids approved. So put your flip flops on, get some sparklers for the kids and spring into summer.
Mini Angel Food Mini Berry Trifles
- 1 whole Angel Food Cake, ripped into 1" pieces
- 4 cups of chopped strawberries
- 1 pint of blueberries
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 8 oz Cool Whip
- 12 fresh mint leaves
- 12 clear 8 oz plastic Solo Cups
- Stir lemon juice into strawberries.
- Mix together cream cheese and condensed milk until well blended.
- Layer as follows in each plastic cup: 3 pieces of Angel Food cake, 1 tbsp of blueberries, 1 heaping tbsp of cream cheese mixture, 2 tbs of Cool Whip, 3 pieces of Angel Food Cake, 2 tbsp of strawberries, 1 tbs of Cool Whip, top with two mint leaves.
- Store covered in refrigerator until ready to serve.It is best to let it sit for a couple hours before serving.