chocolate trifle recipe

Emma

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CHOCOLATE TRIFLE RECIPE

Hey there, dessert lovers! Today, I’m super excited to share with you my go-to recipe for those times when you crave something sweet, indulgent, and oh-so-chocolatey: my Easy Chocolate Trifle.

It’s like a hug in a bowl, with layers of moist chocolate cake, creamy pudding, fluffy whipped cream, and a burst of chocolate candies.

Whether it’s a family get-together or a solo treat-yourself moment, this trifle is your ticket to a chocolate paradise!

Ingredients: 

  • 2 loaves of your favorite Chocolate Pound Cake, cubed
  • 1/3 cup of Homemade Strawberry Jam (it’s optional but adds a lovely twist!)
  • 2.5 cups of silky Chocolate Pudding
  • 3 cups of cloud-like Homemade Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup of assorted Chocolate Candies for that extra joy
  • 1/4 cup of Pretzels, roughly chopped for a salty crunch
  • 2-3 tbsp of Nutella Syrup or Chocolate Fudge Sauce for drizzling
Easy CHOCOLATE TRIFLE RECIPE

Instructions:

  • Grab a large glass trifle bowl and start your masterpiece with a layer of chocolate pound cake cubes.
  • If you’re using jam, now’s the time to gently spread a thin layer over the cake.
  • Spoon a generous layer of chocolate pudding next. It’s all about those layers!
  • Repeat with another layer of cake and jam if you’re feeling fancy.
  • Now, let’s get fluffy! Add a big layer of whipped cream.
  • Keep the party going with more cake, more whipped cream, and a few dollops of pudding.
  • Add a final layer of cake pieces, like little chocolatey islands.
  • Sprinkle the top with a mix of chocolate candies and pretzels for a fun texture.
  • Drizzle the top with Nutella syrup or chocolate fudge sauce. It’s like the cherry on top, but better!
  • Pop it in the fridge to chill. Trust me, it’s worth the wait.

Pro Tips and Storage:

  • Toasting the pretzels slightly before adding them gives an amazing toasty flavor.
  • This trifle is best enjoyed fresh but if you have leftovers, just cover and keep them in the fridge for up to 2 days.

FAQs for the Curious Minds:

  1. Can I make this trifle the day before? Absolutely! It’s a great make-ahead dessert. Just keep it chilled until you’re ready to dive in.
  2. Any fun variations for this recipe? Experiment away! Swap the chocolate cake with brownies or try a vanilla cake for a different twist.
  3. How can I lighten up this trifle? Opt for low-fat whipped cream and sugar-free pudding. It’ll still be delicious, I promise!
  4. Can I make this gluten-free? For sure! Just use a gluten-free chocolate pound cake and check that all other ingredients are gluten-free too.
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chocolate trifle recipe

Savor the layers of joy with this Easy Chocolate Trifle Recipe, featuring rich cake, smooth pudding, and whipped cream for a decadent treat.

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 loaves of your favorite Chocolate Pound Cake, cubed
  • 1/3 cup of Homemade Strawberry Jam (it’s optional but adds a lovely twist!)
  • 2.5 cups of silky Chocolate Pudding
  • 3 cups of cloud-like Homemade Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup of assorted Chocolate Candies for that extra joy
  • 1/4 cup of Pretzels, roughly chopped for a salty crunch
  • 23 tbsp of Nutella Syrup or Chocolate Fudge Sauce for drizzling

Instructions

  1. Grab a large glass trifle bowl and start your masterpiece with a layer of chocolate pound cake cubes.
  2. If you’re using jam, now’s the time to gently spread a thin layer over the cake.
  3. Spoon a generous layer of chocolate pudding next. It’s all about those layers!
  4. Repeat with another layer of cake and jam if you’re feeling fancy.
  5. Now, let’s get fluffy! Add a big layer of whipped cream.
  6. Keep the party going with more cake, more whipped cream, and a few dollops of pudding.
  7. Add a final layer of cake pieces, like little chocolatey islands.
  8. Sprinkle the top with a mix of chocolate candies and pretzels for a fun texture.
  9. Drizzle the top with Nutella syrup or chocolate fudge sauce. It’s like the cherry on top, but better!
  10. Pop it in the fridge to chill. Trust me, it’s worth the wait.

Notes

  • Toasting the pretzels slightly before adding them gives an amazing toasty flavor.
  • This trifle is best enjoyed fresh but if you have leftovers, just cover and keep them in the fridge for up to 2 days.
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 20 MINS
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: No Cook, Assembly
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving (1/6th of total recipe)
  • Calories: 243 kcal
  • Sugar: 26g
  • Sodium: 239mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 23mg

Keywords: Chocolate Trifle Recipe, Easy Dessert, No-Bake, Party Dessert

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