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!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
16 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) package frozen pound cake, thawed and cut into cubes

  • 2 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling

  • 1 (12 ounce) jar hot fudge ice cream topping, warmed

  • 4 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed


  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
11g Fat
48g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 298
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 150mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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