American Trifle

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Title: American Trifle
Yield: 10 Servings
Categories: Desserts, Fruits


2 pt Blueberries (reserve 1 cup
1 ts Vanilla
-for the topping)
24 Ladyfingers
2 pt Raspberries (reserve 1 cup
-for the topping)
1/4 c Rum
1 Sponge or Pound Cake
2 tb Orange Liquor
1/4 c Orange Juice
1 tb Honey
2 tb Vodka
2 c Ricotta Cheese
1 c Heavy Cream, whipped
1/2 c Sugar

Mix ricotta, sugar and vanilla together and set aside. Combine the orange
liquor and honey, toss with the berries. Slice cake and then cut slices
into triangle pieces. Line the bottom of a 8-inch spring form pan and
sprinkle with rum. Line the sides with ladyfingers. Spread half of the
ricotta mixture over the cake layer on bottom. Sprinkle with some berries.
Place another layer of cake down and sprinkle with orange juice and vodka
mixture, ricotta cream and some berries. The last layer should be a layer
of cake. Cover with whipped cream. Decorate with the reserved berries.
Chill over night.

Source: "The Yankee Kitchen" 03-18-93 (#4) [Dora]
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by "Wayne T. Jones"
on Mar 12, 1998