The reason of its being called a trifle lies behind the Instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix and also packaged shortbread cookies which speeds up dessert prep; it’s a breeze to put together.
1 4 serving-size package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
3 small bananas, sliced
1 cup fresh blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, or sliced strawberries
3 100-calorie pack shortbread cookies, coarsely broken
Fresh mint leaves
Prepare pudding mix according to package directions, stirring in lemon peel with milk. Transfer pudding to a serving bowl or dish. Top with sliced bananas, berries, and shortbread cookies. Garnish with lemon zest and fresh mint.
If using vanilla pudding, stir 1/4 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel into each of the containers of pudding.