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Layers of Love Cherry-Choco Trifle

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Chocolate cake cubes, cherries, chocolate pudding, and whipped topping are layered in this elegant dessert."
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servings 381 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 13x9 cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions and bake in a 13x9-inch baking pan. Let cake cool completely and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Prepare pudding mix according to package directions. Chill at least 30 minutes. Place half of cake cubes in a 3- to 4-quart trifle bowl. Spoon one can of the LUCKY LEAF Cherry Pie Filling over cake; spread 1 cup pudding over cherries and top with half of whipped topping. Repeat layers.
  4. Top with chocolate curls, if desired. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 381 calories; 10.4 g fat; 71.1 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 536 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Elsewhere I've seen this trifle called "Black Forest Trifle". This recipe is much better (IMO) if you use brownies, cut into 1" squares. Also, mix the pie cherries with approx. 1/2 Cup berry j...

Made this for my daughter's graduation dinner (returned to college after 20 years). Easy & fun to put together. Assembled mine in old fashioned ice cream glasses.

I have made this several times for church and it is soooo good! Also easy and serves a lot while looking fancy. I will make it again, for sure!

Easy to make and earned "wows" for presentation. However, flavor seems to be lacking for me. Next time I will add few drops of vanilla to the pudding/whipped cream layer and add layer of toffe...

Made it for a dinner and got rave reviews. I think it would be tasty with other pie fillings as well (blueberry or saskatoon). Very easy and delicious!