Summer Berry Waffle Trifle

Homemade waffles are layered with whipped cream-cream cheese filling and fresh fruit for a summer trifle that is downright irresistible.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 10



cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1 1/3
cups milk
tablespoons vegetable oil
teaspoon vanilla


pint (2 cups) whipping cream, chilled
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
teaspoon vanilla


pint (2 cups) fresh strawberries, sliced
pint (1 cup) fresh blackberries
pint (1 cup) fresh raspberries
Powdered sugar for dusting

  • 1 Heat waffle maker; grease with vegetable oil. In large bowl, stir together all Waffles ingredients until well blended. To make each waffle, pour amount of batter recommended by waffle maker manufacturer into hot waffle maker; close lid. Bake about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Carefully remove waffle to plate; set aside to cool.
  • 2 When cool, cut 1 quarter from 1 waffle with large chef’s knife; reserve for garnish. Cut remaining waffles into pieces.
  • 3 In chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • 4 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat until well blended. Using rubber spatula, fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
  • 5 In bottom of 3 1/2-quart glass trifle bowl, arrange waffle pieces. Top waffle pieces with half of the Filling. Reserve 4 to 6 berries for garnish; pile remaining berries on top of Filling.
  • 6 Pour remaining Filling in center of berries. Top with reserved waffle quarter and berries. Dust with powdered sugar. Refrigerate until serving time. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Use your favorite in-season berries in place of the berries called for in the recipe.

The vanilla can be replaced with lemon extract in the Filling for a bright, citrusy-flavored topping.