This is a pretty and delicious dessert to take to your next picnic or other gathering.
1 cup boiling water
1 pkg (6 oz) Jell-o Strawberry gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
2 cups mixed fresh berries (raspberries, blueberries, halved strawberries)
1 pkg (8 oz) Cream cheese
1 1/4 cups cold milk, divided
1 pkg (3.4 oz) Jell-o Cheesecake instant pudding
1 tub (8 oz) Cool Whip
1 pkg (12 oz) prepared pound cake (cubed)
Add boiling water to gelatin in large bowl; stir 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Add enough ice to cold water to measure 1 cup. Add to gelatin; stir until ice is completely melted. Let stand 15 minutes or until thickened. Stir in berries.
Beat cream cheese in large bowl with whisk until creamy. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup of milk. Add remaining milk and dry pudding mix; beat 2 minutes. Stir in Cool Whip.
Place half the cake cubes in trifle bowl; top with half the pudding mixture. Cover with layers of gelatin mixture (all of it), remaining cake cubes and remaining pudding mixture.
Garnish with strawberries. Refrigerate 1 hour.