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Individual chocolate layered dessert
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5 from 22 votes

Chocolate Trifles

A beautiful chocolate trifle is all you need for your next party or to give your family a memorable dessert. Try my chocolate trifle recipe.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 30kcal


  • Chocolate cake mix
  • 4 large eggs room temperature
  • cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk milk or water
  • 1 large 5.1 oz box instant chocolate pudding
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 1 8 oz tub whipped topping, thawed
  • Toppings optional
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Chocolate mint chips


  • Prepare cake mix according to directions on box with eggs, oil and milk
  • Bake in 13x9 pan according to directions on box
  • Cool completely
  • Meanwhile, whisk together pudding and milk until smooth in a large bowl and place in refrigerator to set
  • To assemble trifles, layer cake, pudding and whipped topping
  • Top with garnish if you like
  • Serve immediately or place in refrigerator until ready to serve
  • Should be served same day


Calories: 30kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg