Back to Readers' Favorite Recipes Summer Fruit Trifle


1 package (18.25 ounces) yellow cake mix
1 1/3 cups water
3 egg whites
2 cups sliced strawberries
2 to 3 Tablespoons NutraSweet® Spoonful
Milk Custard (recipe below)
1 cup raspberries
2 nectarines or peaches, sliced
1 medium banana, sliced
1 pint blueberries
Light whipped topping


Make cake mix according to package directions, using water and egg whites; bake in a 13 by 9-inch baking pan. Cool on wire rack. Cut half the cake into 1-inch cubes (freeze or reserve remaining cake for another use).

Process strawberries in blender or food processor until smooth; stir in NutraSweet® Spoonful. Layer 1/3 of the cake cubes in bottom of 2-quart glass serving bowl. Spoon 1/3 of the Milk Custard and strawberry puree over cake and top with 1/3 of the raspberries, nectarines, banana and blueberries. Repeat layers 2 times. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Garnish with whipped topping.

Milk Custard


1 cup skim milk
2 eggs
2 Tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 to 4 Tablespoons NutraSweet® Spoonful


Heat milk just to boiling in small saucepan; remove from heat. Mix eggs and flour in small bowl. Stir in 1/4 cup hot milk into egg mixture; stir egg mixture into milk in saucepan.

Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Cool until warm; stir in nutmeg and NutraSweet® Spoonful. Refrigerate until chilled.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1/12th recipe
Yield: 12 servings
Exchanges: 1/2 Skim Milk, 1 Starch, 1 Fruit
Nutrition: 175 Calories, 4 g Protein, 35 g Carbohydrate, 3 g Fat

Equal® Sweetener and NutraSweet® brand sweetener are registered trademarks of The Nutraweet Company. Recipe used with permission.

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