MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Kirsten Renee likes to make easy and tasty recipes and she shared this one for Strawberry Lemonade Trifle with WCCO Mid-Morning viewers.




  • 2 lb. fresh strawberries, divided
  • ½ C. strawberry preserves
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 ½ C. powdered sugar
  • 2 C. heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 20-30 Ladyfingers
  • 10 oz. jar lemon curd
  • Fresh strawberries for garnish


  1. Place 1 pound of strawberries in a bowl and using a fork coarsely mash the strawberries, stir in the strawberry preserves and set aside.
  2. Dice the remaining strawberries and set aside.
  3. Place the cream cheese and powdered sugar in a large bowl and using a hand mixer on high speed, blend until smooth.
  4. Add the heavy cream and vanilla to the cream cheese mixture and blend on low speed for 2 minutes, then high for 5 minutes or until mixture is firm and stiff peaks form, set aside.
  5. Lightly dip each ladyfinger in the mashed strawberry mixture then place them in a single layer on the bottom of a glass trifle bowl or 8×8 glass baking dish, spoon some of the mashed strawberry mixture over the ladyfingers to cover them, followed by a layer of the cream cheese spread, lemon curd and fresh diced strawberries.
  6. Repeat layers, cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight, serve cold.