Mini Wild Blueberry and Cream Cheese Trifles

May seems to be flying by and I can’t believe I missed my one year blog anniversary!   One year ago on Mother’s Day I started this crazy adventure and somehow wrangled my husband into doing the pictures for me.

I had no idea what blogging would entail.   No really, I had NO idea what I was doing.  Photography?  Food styling? I’m just a girl who loves to bake yummy things and share them with others.  And I still have a lot to learn.

The world is such a small place for bloggers and foodies alike.  I can’t believe the mail I’ve received from people who live in some pretty amazing places.  I love to hear from you!  I love to receive all of your questions and comments.   There are actually more people than just me who think frosting should be added as the 5th food group.

Who knew!

I have learned so much from you too.  I am constantly amazed by the other sites I visit.  Some of you have been a real inspiration to me!  Let’s see where this road takes us, shall we?  I’m excited to see what the next year brings.

Mini Wild Blueberry and Cream Cheese Trifles

*make these in disposable cups for easy clean-up!

*recipe adapted from My Baking Addiction

  •  5 slices of ready made pound cake cut into small cubes
  • 250 g cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • wild blueberry sauce – I used about 1 1/2 cups of my homemade Wild Blueberry and Lemon Preserves (here)

1.  Whip cream cheese, vanilla, cream, lemon zest and sugar in a small bowl until soft peaks form.

2.  I layered the cream cheese whip, pound cake and blueberry sauce in disposable plastic wine cups.  Yield 7 dessert cups.



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121 responses to “Mini Wild Blueberry and Cream Cheese Trifles

  1. Congratulations on your one year blog anniversary! This dessert is a wonderful way to celebrate it. Continued success with your site, it is a lovely one.

  2. This looks delicious! I can’t wait to try it. It seems so perfect for summer.

  3. Tesei

    I love baking yummy things too and love sharing them and would love to have my own blog, I wish I only knew how to get started. So for someone who had no idea, you’re doing really good!!! This trifle by the way, look gorgeous and your pictures are too. Thank you for sharing!

  4. On the occasions where my girlfriend and I find time to sit down and eat a meal together, I like to go all out when it’s my turn to cook. On every entree. Thank you for the next end of a great meal, and start to a great night.

  5. These look WAY too good to eat … but then again, I’ll eat just about anything blueberry.


  6. CORY


  7. Rae

    Looks delicious! I not-so-secretly have a love affair with cream cheese and I’m also lactose intolerant. The gods were cruel to me.

  8. I usually refuse desserts! My belly can only take so much food! However, I must admit I definitely wouldn’t refuse this!


  9. You had me at cream cheese… but pound cake and berries would have drawn me in too. Your photographs are amazing, they glow.

  10. Wow! I think I’m going to love this blog. I’m a foodie myself and I love what you have on your blog. Happy blogging!

  11. Looks delicious. Beautiful photos. Congrats on FP.

  12. It really looks gooooood. Thanks for sharing. Connie

  13. Well, look at what you whipped up in honor of your celebration! Looks sensationally tasty and light. Happy Anniversary!

  14. Looks delicious! (And really makes me wish I wasn’t lactose-intolerant!) I’ll have to check out some of your other recipes 🙂

    Courtney Hosny

  15. Such beautiful pictures! And I can’t wait to try this recipe.. YUMMY!

  16. I love blueberries and this looks awesome. Since my wife is the baker/dessert person in the family I will have to ask her to make this!

  17. Congratulations on being Freshly Pressed — so fun to stumble on your lovely space today. (:

  18. RawPeach

    Mouth watering good looking. I am a food freak so this is like porn. Absolutely love it! 🙂
    I do recipes on more of the raw/superfood kind, but if you are ever interested I am at:
    Happy Eating!

  19. Reblogged this on Biblicalruth's Blog and commented:
    I appreciate this!

  20. heathermay

    This looks too good… I’m definitely gonna try this recipe out!

  21. Incredible. A new reason to fall off my diet. Congrats on being freshly pressed.

  22. Oh wow, those look incredible!

    Congrats on your one year blogiversary!

  23. Lovely. Looks delightful.

  24. theyellowranger

    This looks so good. I love a good trifle, especially when it includes blueberries. Congratulations on your blogging anniversary and on freshly pressed!

  25. mowanling

    Looks delicious!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. tenleymyers2

    Reblogged this on tenley myers and commented:
    Tenley Myers

  27. Yummy!!! Such a perfect lil summer barbecue recipe! (or just a sit-in-the-sun-and-eat-a-bunch-of-blueberry-trifle-by-myself recipe… more likely the latter!)

  28. That looks amazing! I love to bake and this is a baking must! Great Post! Hope to see more delicious recipes!

  29. These look so good! I’ll have to try your recipe. Thanks for sharing!

  30. carol

    Reblogged this on Sparkly Wanderlust and commented:
    This looks delicious!!

  31. This looks like heaven!

  32. deckre

    It looks really yummi!

  33. These look amazing! I must try to make them soon.

    P.S. – Congrats on your one-year blogging anniversary!

  34. you had created a thought to go to a ice cream parlour immediately nice pics

  35. Alyssa

    Ah, this looks realy really delicious! I would definitely try this at home. Thanks for the recipe, dear. 🙂

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  36. scribbleofhappygoluckygal

    wow.. 🙂 finding your blog is like heaven..!!

  37. OH MY GOD! This looks so yummy! I’m a big fan of sweet delicacies and any whip! I really have a sweet tooth and i would really love to try that Mini Wild Blueberry and Cream Cheese Trifles! 🙂

  38. It looks delicious.
    Would u mind passing it to me.
    I will be appreciated

  39. mytravello

    Reblogged this on travellowannabe and commented:
    looks delicioussss…:9

  40. mitzylol

    Reblogged this on MITZRAZY and commented:
    so cool.

  41. It must be delicious ¡¡ I have done a similar trifles but without the pound cake and instead of blue berries I used rose jam with pistaccios. I will try it adding pound cake.

  42. looks amazing! i think i’m gonna try it. thanks for making my day a bit sweeter! 😀

  43. That’s so mouthwatering.

  44. They look so delicious and simple to make — perfect for summer! 🙂

  45. Samreen

    This is really wonderful. Thanks a lot for sharing your recipe. I am a beginner in the world of baking and cooking and will definitely be trying out this desert of yours. Its looks amazingly beautiful.

  46. Carlie Chew

    Yumm, sounds like a delicious recipe. Your pictures are beautiful as well.

  47. Roshni

    They look so tempting…and yes, super-delicious! Congratulations on being FP!

  48. the hOOter

    That looks oh-so-yummeh! Keep those good stuff coming! 👍
    Congrats on the anniversary! Cheers to many more to come

  49. Reblogged this on TROVE GENERAL STORE and commented:
    This creation just looked amazing!! Enjoy..

  50. livia122

    Love your website Renee…what yummy recipes!

  51. This looks amazing!

    Congrats on the one year blogiversary- and being featured in Freshly Pressed!

  52. mysweatyshirt

    do u have delivery service? 😛 i would love to have this right now. yummy!!!

  53. hi im from indonesia. and i like ur blog. cause i lov a good food like that. i hope we can share something about it.

  54. Looks incredible! Can’t wait to try it!

  55. wordpressreport

    Reblogged this on WordPress Report.

  56. Mini blueberry, that just look amazing!

  57. sunnydream

    Hi Renee!
    How r u? Congratulation to u for ur 1 year anniversary of blogging!
    I just start blogging few days ago for my class. Yr photography attracted me very much and this is my first comment to someone outside class.

  58. looks so yummy…..especially that blueberry preserve

  59. This looks amazing! I’m so hungry now, thanks for the post!

  60. Wow, this is amazing!!! I love blueberries and cream cheese! How could they not be great?

  61. Wow does that look good. Can’t wait to try it for desert later. I love blueberries.
    Check out this website @ and tell me what you think.

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  63. Blueberry cheesecake is my absolute favorite desert, this looks like maybe a slightly less guilty pleasure. Thanks.

  64. Ooo! I love trifles! I could eat on of these right now…only we don’t have any wild blueberries…:)

  65. I’m kicking myself for never having thought of mini trifles. So simple to execute, so lovely, so delicious! Good one.

  66. Looks pretty good 🙂

  67. Oh my gosh – yum! Im going to make this for afternoon tea on the weekend! great pics too

  68. Wow! You have accomplished a lot in a year! Lovely recipes. And kudos to your photographer husband. Beautiful work. I, too, love to bake and blog about it. Love pies and tarts especially. Happy baking!

  69. I love trifle! This one is not like any I have made or eaten. Cream cheese being the surprize here. Thank you for this lovely treat.

  70. With fresh blueberries in season right now, think I’ll replace the preserves with the fresh ones. Great idea. Would have never thought of adding the cake like that. In fact, I bet strawberries would be just as good.
    Thanks for sharing. You Matter! Smiles, Nancy

  71. Pauline

    Reblogged this on A Dose of Simple and commented:
    Something to make this weekend. Yum!

  72. What a great blog entry 🙂 So true – blogging can truly open your eyes to a whole new world of people, passion and excitement. I certainly feel like my daily blog is an outlet for my creative juices. Oh and YUM, I have saved your dessert on my ‘must make’ list! Thanks 🙂

  73. Looks delicious. Can’t wait for summer ( in the middle of winter here!)

  74. I’ll be honest; I generally DESPISE blueberry-anything! But this truly looks – and sounds – to-die-for… Credit to your incredible food-photography and easy-to-digest (pun intended?) writing! Can’t wait to give it a try.

  75. This looks delicious…and gorgeous! Can’t wait to try it!

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  77. A Single Organism

    Reblogged this on Caleb Ng and commented:
    Looks delectable, yet is so simple to make… Is this for real? Is perfection that simple?

  78. Reblogged this on blazikenblade and commented:
    u can never go wrong with trifles for dessert, quick,easy & always delicious. In any combo u cant go wrong (^_^)

  79. I can hardly wait to try this. You had me at “cream cheese” — but I love blueberries as well! Looks delish and the photos are beautiful! (please don’t encourage “disposables,” though – the landfills can’t take much more! Thank you! 😉

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  81. Looks delicious…wild blueberries are lovely; do you have your own bushes? And congratulations on your one-year. I’m celebrating my one-month!

  82. Deliciously inviting! Beautiful pictures! Congratulations on being freshly pressed…and the nice blog!

  83. Just found your post from WordPress “Jest Pressed” and I’m pretty sure my wife is going to become a fan yours! Delicious!

  84. Congratulations on your one year blogiversary! These photos are making me salivate – that’s perfection in a cup! My only complaint is that each cup is too small – I’d need several to satisfy my sweet tooth.

  85. marliheart

    Great! Looking forward to testing this.
    Checked out your blog today…really nice blogging and great recipes!
    Thanks for sharing and congratulations on your one year aniversary 🙂

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  87. trialsinfood

    Happy blogiversary! What a great way to celebrate!

  88. wow, beautiful and yummy. I must try! thank you for sharing!

  89. Blueberry trifle that is the dessert for me! I am going to add this to my list of things I must make this summer 🙂

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  91. Where did you purchase these plastic wine cups? Love the shape for parfaits!

  92. Thanks so much Renee! Loving your blog 🙂

  93. Joan DelPozzo

    This looks wonderful and I will try it. I have lots of jars of wild blueberry preserves that need to be used, but they don’t have lemon in them. I guess I could stir some in before assembling the dessert. I think this could become a big family favorite. Thank you. Oh, the wild bushes are loaded this year here in my part of Maine.

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