Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits. And blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. I like trying to find ways to incorporate them into our daily lives. One way is to make fresh fruit desserts like blueberry jar trifle.
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Blueberries are a Superfood
Blueberries are highly recommended by doctors and nutritionists because they are packed with antioxidants and phytoflavinoids; these berries are also high in potassium and vitamin C.
They can lower your risk of heart disease and cancer, and they also contain anti-inflammatory properties.
I love making pretty individual desserts. They seem so personal and give the impression that someone took the time to make something special just for you (me).
I like trifles, and they are perfect for individualizing by making them in a jar. Since blueberries are one of the superfoods, they make great trifles.
I like this homemade blueberry jar trifle recipe for family gatherings, parties, or for a special day.
Blueberry Jar Trifle Recipe
- 1 C. sugar
- ½ C. butter softened
- 2 eggs
- 1 ½ C. flour
- 2 tsp. Baking powder
- ½ C. milk
- 2 tsp. Vanilla
- Whipped cream (I used Reddi-Wip)
- 4 pints of fresh blueberries
- 20-24 8 oz. jelly jars
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Combine the sugar, butter, vanilla, milk, and eggs, and mix well. Stir in flour and baking powder. Mix well.
- Pour batter into greased and lightly floured 9×13 baking dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
- Let the cake cool completely by placing it in the fridge for a few hours.
- Once the cake is cool, remove it from the baking dish and cut it into small chunks and set aside. Next, rinse your blueberries.
- Finally, you can begin layering your jars. Start with a layer of cake; next, add a layer of blueberries and then a layer of cream. Repeat. Top with whipped cream and some extra blueberries on top.
- Repeat this process with the other jars.
Makes approximately 20-24 jars. (1) 8 oz. jar = 1 serving.
- You can use a boxed cake mix for this recipe if you don’t want to make the cake from scratch.
- Serve immediately. I don’t recommend storing them because of the whipped cream, although you probably could leave them in the fridge a few hours prior to serving.
- You can make the cake ahead of time and assemble it when you’re ready.
- These glass jars are perfect for parfaits.
I hope you try this blueberry jar trifle… I think you’ll find it a big hit with your guests! Or, just make one of them just for yourself. YOU are worth it!
Some other desserts you may like are chocolate lasagna and this lemon raspberry parfait.
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