Ann Cox Eastes from Kroger made Key Lime Trifle and Fresh Fruit "Caviar". (see recipes below) For more recipe ideas, visit www.kroger.com .
KEY LIME TRIFLE
1 whole angel food cake, torn into pieces
2 (14-oz) cans Kroger sweetened condensed milk (or low-fat or Simple Truth Organic)
½ c Key lime juice
2 c Kroger whipping cream
1 ½ c Kroger graham cracker crumbs, divided
1 (8-oz) container Kroger regular or lite frozen, whipped topping, thawed
Zest of 1 lime
1 lime cut into slices, twists or wedges for garnish
In a large bowl beat sweetened condensed milk and lime juice with a whisk until well combined. In a chilled medium-sized bowl beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until medium to stiff peaks form. Gently fold whipped cream into condensed milk mixture until smooth. In a 3-quart trifle bowl spoon a layer of lime-cream mixture. Follow with layers of graham cracker crumbs and cake pieces. Repeat layers, leaving room for a final layer of whipped topping. Sprinkle grated lime peel on top of whipped topping. Sprinkle remaining ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs around rim of bowl. Place lime slices or wedges in center for final garnish. Yield: 8-10 servings
FRESH FRUIT CAVIAR
1 c Kroger chocolate chips, Simple Truth Organic or Simple Truth Vegan chocolate chips
½ c fresh blueberries
½ c mango, sliced and cut into ¼”-1/2” pieces
1 banana, sliced and cut into ¼” pieces
2 kiwis, peeled and sliced and cut into ¼”-1/2”pieces
8-10 strawberries, sliced and cut into ¼” -1/2”pieces
2 T Simple Truth fresh mint, chopped
2-4 T Kroger lemon yogurt or Kroger vanilla yogurt, optional
Combine chocolate chips, blueberries, mango pieces, banana pieces, kiwi pieces, strawberry pieces and mint in a large bowl. Toss to mix. If desired add lemon or vanilla yogurt and stir to coat fruit. Serve immediately in individual bowls or chill slightly and serve. Yield: 4-6 servings
**Recipe is suitable for consumers who follow a Lacto vegetarian, Flexitarian, Lacto-ovo vegetarian, Fruitarian (if omit chocolate chips), Vegan and Paleo (if omit yogurt) lifestyle.
**Fruit Caviar can also be served over ice cream, pound cake or angel food cake.