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Black Forest Trifle


"A trifle layered in a glass bowl that makes a beautiful display. Rich, yet light. Simple, yet still impressive and colorful. I've made it several times for family holidays and it is always a hit!"
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2 h 15 m servings 298 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings

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  1. Put about half of the pound cake cubes into the bottom of a glass trifle bowl; top with 1 can cherry pie filling, half of the hot fudge, and 2 cups whipped topping. Repeat layers.
  2. Drizzle some of the hot fudge over the top layer of whipped topping. Dollop small amounts of the cherry pie filling decoratively over the whipped topping.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 298 calories; 11.3 g fat; 47.7 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g protein; 46 mg cholesterol; 153 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I used same basic idea but instead of pound cake i used brownies cut into tiny cubes to fit more in and prepared chocolate pudding instead of the ice cream topping because i had those ingredien...

This was a big hit with everyone at our family dinner party. I did substitute angel food cake for the pound cake, and it worked well.

Was a great success. Couldn't find pound cake at the time so I used the small short cakes instead and it was still a delicious desert. Will definitely make this again.