Venango County Recipe of the Day: Lori’s Berry-Cheesecake Trifle

| July 13, 2018

This awesome dessert will impress your family and friends! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Lori’s Berry-Cheesecake Trifle


2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced
1 cup sugar, divided
2 – 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons orange juice
3 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
1 – 10-3/4 oz. loaf frozen pound cake, thawed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3 ounces semisweet chocolate, grated
Additional strawberries


~In a bowl, toss strawberries with 1/2 cup sugar; set aside.

~In a bowl, beat cream cheese, orange juice, and remaining sugar until smooth. Fold in the whipped cream; set aside.

~Drain strawberries, reserving juice; set the berries aside. Gently toss cake cubes with reserved juice. Place half of the cake in a 4-qt. trifle dish or serving bowl. Top with a third of the cream cheese mixture, half of the strawberries and half of the grated chocolate.

~Repeat layers. Top with remaining cream cheese mixture. Garnish with strawberries.

~Cover and refrigerate for at least four hours.

~Makes 16 servings.

Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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