Saturday, August 2, 2008


One last birthday celebration this week, this time shared with my dad, whose birthday is four days after mine. I made this outrageous Trifle, which was HUGE and is now completely gone.

I thought I would share the recipe with you, if you ever wanted to surprise a birthday friend or family member with enough sugar to make their teeth fall out. So here goes:

Birthday Trifle:

1 Package of chocolate cake mix, prepared and baked
1 Small box of chocolate pudding mix, prepared and chilled
1 Bag of Fun Size Heath bars, crushed
1 Small container of Cool Whip
1 Small clamshell of raspberries
1 Chocolate bar, to make chocolate curls
Tin of cylindrical rolled wafers (Pepperidge Farms calls them Pirouettes)

1 Traditional glass trifle dish (of course you can put it in anything you want, but the glass is fun because you can see the layers of the trifle).

The layers:
{1} Cut the cake into cubes - and densely pack them along the bottom of the dish (you will maybe use around half the cake for this layer)
{2} Pour the pudding mixture over the cake
{3} Layer all of the crushed heath bars
{4} Layer of Cool Whip (about half the container)
{5} Another layer of cake
{6} You guessed it, now the last of the Cool Whip
{7} Garnish the top with raspberrys (just an example) and chocolate curls from the chocolate bar (use a potato peeler) and the rolled wafers

Presto! It is beautiful!

1 comment:

Erika said...

Oh my gosh it looks so lovely and so delicious! I wish I hadn't read the ingredients though. It looks so good!