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Easy Chocolate Trifle Recipe
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Easy Chocolate Trifle

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"Looking for a dessert to feed a crowd? This simple, yet elegant, trifle makes enough for 18 people."

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    50 mins


  1. Prepare cake batter and bake in 13x9-inch baking pan as directed on package. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. Add milk to dry pudding mix in medium bowl. Beat with wire whisk 2 minutes or until well blended.
  3. Layer half each of the cake cubes, pudding, whipped topping and crushed chocolate bars in large glass trifle bowl. Repeat all layers. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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  • Looking for a dessert to feed a crowd? This simple, yet elegant, trifle makes enough for 18 people.
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  • Prepare as directed, using fat free milk, JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Fat Free Sugar Free Instant Reduced Calorie Pudding & Pie Filling and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.

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Jun 14, 2008

This makes a wonderful presentation. It is very sweet. Found you needed 12 oz. size of cool whip.

Sep 03, 2009

For a decadent adult version of this, drizzle Kahlua on the chocolate cake layer! I have been doing this for years and it's definately a hit.


15 Ratings

Jan 05, 2010

I make the pudding with only 3 cups of milk and then stir in 1/3 cup of Kahlua for a more "adult" flavor.

Jun 09, 2008

When my in-laws popped in unexpectedly, this was a life saver. I had seen this dessert brought to potlucks, but had never made one myself until the other night. It is so easy to put together, but the combined presentation and taste make it seem really special. I now have the ingredients stashed away for those last minute guests.

Apr 12, 2010

in a pinch i used chocolate angel food cake- everyone loved it!

Aug 12, 2009

This is an excellent Dessert. We have a group of friends and we take turns with Pot Luck Dinners. They insist that I bring this every time.

Nov 04, 2008


Jan 03, 2011

I'm not sure Kahlua would have improved this. I made it for Christmas Day dessert. My kids (boys 16 & 19) actually fought over it! Forget the rare prime rib I fixed, this was their choice. How sad, I only got one serving before it disappeared. Thanks for the great recipe.


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