Peppermint Chocolate Trifle
  • Cooking Time: 0
  • Servings: 14
  • Preparation Time: 30
  • Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix (prepared)
  • Chocolate Liqueur
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • Cool Whip
  • Chocolate Pudding Mix (prepared)
  • Peppermint Extract
  • Crushed Candy Canes
  1. Bake chocolate fudge cake in round pan according to box directions, then slice the cake to make 2 circles.
  2. Bring 1/4 c water and 1/4 c sugar to a boil, remove from heat and left cool completely, then add 1/3 c chocolate liqueur.
  3. Make pudding according to box directions, then add a small amount of peppermint extract.
  4. Spread a layer of whipping cream on the bottom of the trifle bowl, then a cake round.
  5. Brush the cake layer with the chocolate liqueur mixture.
  6. Next spread a layer of pudding and sprinkle crushed candy canes.
  7. Repeat with more layers.
I made this for our Christmas Party this year and it was so yummy! It was adapted from a Martha Stewart recipe so that it was easier to make!