The beauty of trifles is ease. As long as you have a fridge, you're pretty much set for pleasing all the dessert lovers you know (including yourself). These no-strain recipes double as dazzling centerpieces and delicious desserts that will wow your friends. Most of these easy trifle dishes only require a few ingredients, so go crazy! Your followers will not be prepared for the beauties that are about to show up on their timelines.

1. Brownie Trifle

chocolate, cream, ice, whipped cream, dairy product, milk, coffee
Phoebe Melnick

Who's ready to enter chocolate heaven? Only four ingredients are required to build this brownie trifle—it's ridiculously simple to make. With four decadent layers of brownies, chocolate pudding, cool whip, and Heath bars, this dish is sure to be a show-stopper wherever you serve it.

2. Dairy-Free Vanilla Trifle With Fruit

shortcake, whipped cream, cream, strawberry, cake
Allison Curley

Have you ever seen anything so majestic? This vegan-friendly vanilla trifle dish is beyond aesthetically pleasing, with flavor to match its outer beauty. The lightness of the vanilla pudding and berries nicely contrasts with the richness of the pound cake—you get fruit and dessert all in one. Try using this recipe for some patriotic holiday celebrations this summer—it'll be a hit at any Memorial Day or Fourth of July party.

3. Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

sweet, cream, coffee, chocolate, milk, dairy product, pudding
Brittany Arnett

There isn't anything that a little pumpkin can't fix. The autumn flavors in this pumpkin gingerbread trifle evoke a seasonal longing that only pumpkin can satisfy. Gingersnaps and pecan pralines make up a crust that is layered with pumpkin filling and homemade whipped cream and topped with an adorable chocolate mousse pumpkin. Although it's a fall treat, it doesn't matter what time of year you make it—homemade whipped cream layers in October taste just as yummy as homemade whipped cream layers in July. 

4. Rainbow Trifle

You can fight me on this, but the rainbow food trend will never die. Incorporating it into a trifle dish is the best way to impress your friends with a magical dessert that's almost too gorgeous to eat. With creative toppings like multi-colored lifesavers and rainbow sprinkles, you can use your imagination to personalize it into the ultimate trendy trifle dish.

5. Italian Cream Cake Trifle

Holy cannoli! This Italian cream cake trifle is easy on the eyes and a bombshell to your taste buds. Its authentic Italian style leaves you begging for more—one trifle might not even be enough. With coconut, butter, and sugar galore, this one is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

6. Snickers Brownie Trifle

Candy has never been sweeter. This Snickers brownie trifle is the next best excuse for sneaking Snickers into any and all dessert recipes. Brownies, cool whip, chocolate, and caramel also come into play in this simple, luscious dish. So go on now, it only takes half an hour to make—and we know you're not you when you're hungry.

7. Rachel's English Trifle

cream, sweet, strawberry, pudding, berry, gelatin, milk
Arden Sarner

Half English trifle, half shepherd's pie, only the most dedicated F.R.I.E.N.D.S. fans will attempt to make Rachel's infamous trifle dessert recipe. The special ingredient of beef sautéed with peas and onions makes this dessert daring and unique. It may sound repulsive, but you won't know until you try it—Joey actually liked it, after all.

This summer is sure to be one for the books when you jazz up this traditional English treat with each unique style, making for the perfect Insta photos. Dessert doesn't have to be challenging or expensive—these easy trifle dishes make impressing your friends extremely cheap and simple. With that being said, prepare your feed for some enviable aesthetics and get ready to enjoy a summer you'll never forget.