Recipe: Chocolate Trifle

Our last recipe is a sure winner! The one that we enjoyed at our last meeting actually had homemade chocolate cake (from Emily Washington!) instead of a box mix so feel free to modify this recipe. Enjoy! (Original recipe from Taste of Home.)

  • 1 package chocolate fudge cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (6 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup strong coffee
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 6 Heath candy bars (1.4 ounces each), crushed

  • 1 Bake cake according to package directions. Cool.Prepare pudding according to package directions; set aside. 
  • 2 Crumble cake; reserve 1/2 cup. Place half of the remainingcake crumbs in the bottom of a 4-1/2- or 5-qt. trifle dish or decorative glass bowl. 
  • 3 Layer with half of the coffee, half of the pudding, halfof the whipped topping and half of the crushed candy bars. Repeat the layers of cake, coffee, pudding and whipped topping. 
  • 4 Combine remaining crushed candy bars with reserved cake crumbs;sprinkle over top. Refrigerate 4-5 hours before serving.
  • Yield: 8-10 servings.