Christmas Trifle


1 box vanilla cake mix
1 tsp almond extract
1bag whole cranberries, fresh or frozen
1 orange
1 box(6 oz) instant vanilla pudding
3 eggnog
1qt heavy cream, whipped


1 Prepare cake according to package directions. Mix almond extract into the batter before pouring into a cake pan to bake. Allow cooling completely.

2 Prepare whole cranberry sauce according to directions on the package. Squeeze one half of the orange and add juice to cranberry sauce. Cool completely.

3 Whip the cream and add sugar to taste.

4 Prepare the pudding according to package directions substituting egg nog for milk.

5 Cut the cake into 1″ cubes.

6 In the following order, layer the ingredients in a trifle bowl or similar clear bowls, such as a salad bowl or punch bowl:

1. cake
2. pudding
3. cranberries
4. whipped cream.
Repeat as necessary to fill the serving bowl, ending with whipped cream. Garnish as desired

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