2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced
1 cup sugar, divided
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese,
3 tablespoons orange juice
3 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake,
thawed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3 ounces semisweet chocolate, grated
Optional: Chocolate curls and additional
How To Make Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle
In a bowl, toss strawberries with 1/2 cup
sugar; set aside.
In a bowl, beat cream cheese, orange juice
and remaining sugar until smooth. Fold in
the whipped cream; set aside.
Drain strawberries, reserving juice; set the
berries aside. Gently toss cake cubes with
reserved juice. Place half of the cake in a 4-qt.
trifle dish or serving bowl. Top with a third
of the cream cheese mixture, half of the
strawberries and half of the grated chocolate.
Repeat layers. Top with remaining cream
cheese mixture. Garnish with chocolate curls
and strawberries if desired. Cover and
refrigerate for at least 4 hours.