Turn a boxed cake mix into a showstopper of a dessert with our Chocolate Gingerbread Trifle recipe. Made with layers of fresh-baked gingerbread, chocolate pudding and whipped topping, this festive trifle is easy and delicious.
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Original recipe yields 20 Servings
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3-1/2 cups milk, divided
6 oz. Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
1 pkg. (370 g) gingerbread flavour cookie and cake mix
Microwave 2 cups milk and 4 oz. chocolate in large microwaveable bowl on MEDIUM 4 min.; whisk until chocolate is melted and mixture is well blended. Add remaining milk and dry pudding mixes; stir 2 min. Refrigerate 3 hours or until chilled. Meanwhile, prepare cake batter and bake in 9-inch square pan as directed on package for gingerbread cake; cool completely.
Cut cake into cubes; place half in 3-L bowl. Cover with layers of half each of the pudding mixture and Cool Whip. Repeat layers of cake and pudding mixture. Drop remaining Cool Whip in dollops over dessert. Refrigerate 6 hours.
Meanwhile, make chocolate curls from remaining chocolate square. Add to top of dessert with ginger just before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Double Chocolate Trifle
Omit ginger. Substitute 1 cooled 9-inch chocolate cake layer for the gingerbread cake.
Trifle can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.
How to Shave Chocolate
Use vegetable peeler to shave chocolate into curls. Or, use coarse side of box grater to grate the chocolate.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 9 g
Saturated fat 6 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Total carbohydrate 34 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 24 g
Protein 3 g
20 servings, 2/3 cup (150 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.