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Key Lime Trifle

 5 Ratings
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 10
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Layers of white chocolate, granola bars, angel food cake and key lime-cream filling create a chilled treat that's utterly refreshing on a warm summer afternoon.

Paula Kittelson Recipe by Paula Kittelson
March 28, 2013


box Betty Crocker™ angel food cake mix
Water called for on the cake mix box
cans (14 oz each) sweetened condensed milk
cup freshly squeezed Key lime juice
2 1/4
cups whipping cream
Nature Valley™ oats ‘n honey crunchy granola bars (5 pouches from 8.9-oz box)
teaspoons grated Key lime peel
containers (8 oz each) frozen extra-creamy whipped topping with real cream, thawed
bars (3.5 oz each) good-quality white chocolate, coarsely chopped (do not use baking chocolate)


  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (or 325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Mix, bake and cool cake as directed on cake mix box using 13x9-inch pan. Cut cooled cake into about 3/4-inch pieces; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat condensed milk and lime juice with whisk until well combined. In chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until medium to stiff peaks form. Using rubber spatula, gently fold whipped cream into condensed milk-lime mixture until smooth. Cover; refrigerate until needed.
  • 3 Using food processor, process granola bars until ground.
  • 4 Gently stir lime peel into whipped topping (do not overmix). Set aside.
  • 5 In 3-quart glass trifle bowl, spoon layer of lime-cream mixture. Follow with layers of ground granola bars, chopped white chocolate and cake pieces. Repeat layers, leaving room for final layer of whipped topping. If desired, garnish with additional ground granola bar and Key lime slices. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Expert Tips

You can substitute Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix for the angel food cake mix.

Trifle can be made several hours ahead and kept covered in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe.

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