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Death by Chocolate Trifle

This Death by Chocolate Trifle won't kill you, but after one bite, you'll think you died and went to Heaven! Layers of cake, chocolate pudding, and more....what's not to love?!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Assemble Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: chocolate, trifle
Servings: 12
Calories: 224kcal


  • 1 box Chocolate cake mix *and ingredients needed on box
  • 16 oz Cool whip topping
  • 1 box Instant Chocolate Pudding mix (5.9 oz box) plus milk needed on box
  • 1 box Reese pieces
  • 1 package Kit Kat bars
  • 1 bag mini Reese peanut butter cups
  • Chocolate Syrup


  • In mixing bowl, combine cake mix and needed ingredients to make a chocolate cake. *I used Devils Chocolate cake mix.
  • Bake cake according to directions. Once baked, allow to cool completely.
  • In another bowl, make chocolate pudding according to directions.
  • Fold in 1/3 container of Cool Whip into pudding, to create a chocolate mousse. Set aside.
  • Crush up the Kit Kat bar into small pieces.
  • To assemble trifle, follow this order: 1/3 crumbled cake 1/2 chocolate mousse Sprinkle Candy pieces 1/3 Crumbled Cake Remaining cool whip Sprinkle candy pieces 1/3 Crumbled Cake 1/2 chocolate mousse Chocolate Syrup (drizzled) Remaining Candy Pieces sprinkled on top


Sodium: 341mg | Calcium: 63mg | Vitamin A: 66IU | Sugar: 30g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 60mg | Cholesterol: 6mg | Calories: 224kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 3g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 49g | Iron: 2mg
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