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Blackberry Trifle with Tennessee Blackberry Wine

You will need:

  • Angel Food Cake 
    (I use a Store-Bought Cake)
  • Custard Filling 
    1 Small (Instant) French Vanilla Pudding 
    1 Cups Milk ½ Whipped Cream (See Below)
  • Blackberry Filling 
    2 Quarts Fresh Blackberries 
    3/4 cup sugar 
    ½ tablespoon cornstarch 
    Pinch of salt
  • Whipped Cream 
    1 Quart cream 
    1 Cup Powdered Sugar 
    2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Drizzle 
    ½ Cup Blackberry Wine
Blackberry Trifle with Tennessee Blackberry Wine

1st- Make Blackberry Filling (Reserve 9 to 12 Blackberries for garnish) Place 1 Quart of berries in heavy saucepan. Add sugar and cornstarch and place over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. While the berries are cooking, mash them with a potato masher. Pour Blackberry Sauce over the remaining quart of whole Blackberries. (Cool completely).

2nd- Make Whipped Cream In a large bowl, mix heavy whipping cream, sugar and vanilla on medium-low speed with a mixer until stiff peaks are just about to form. Set aside.

3rd – Make Custard Filling Beat Pudding Mix & Milk for 2 minutes and let stand for 3 minutes. Then add ½ of the Whipped Cream.

4th – Assemble Trifle 
Spoon one cup of custard into the bottom of trifle bowl. 
Layer 10 - 12 pieces of cake around the bottom of the trifle. 
Drizzle some of the Wine over cake pieces 
Spoon half of the blackberry mixture over the cake, then half of the custard mixture, then half of the whipped cream. 
Repeat Layering (End with Whipped Cream on top) 
Garnish top of trifle with reserved blackberries. 
Cover bowl and refrigerate overnight (8 hours) Serve