fourth of july trifle dessert spongecakeEvery year for the Fourth of July, my family gathers for a day of barbecuing, music, and sparklers. I always like to contribute a new dish to the potluck and this year is no exception. I scoured Pinterest for a patriotic dessert and decided to attempt a July 4th trifle!

A trifle is nothing more than a sponge cake topped with layers of fruit and cream. Sounds foolproof, but I have a tendency to mess up even the simplest of recipes. I bought the sponge cake at the store, but let's see how all the layering goes ...

Watch this video and determine for yourself whether or not the July 4th Trifle is a win or a fail!:

And here's the step by step again:

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What mouthwatering recipes are you taking on for the 4th of July?

 

Images via Kat Bouska