Black Forest Chocolate Trifle Recipe


  • 9×13 chocolate cake baked according to package or recipe directions
  • 30 oz cherry pie filling
  • 4 oz kirsch or cherry brandy or ameretto
  • 2 boxes chocolate pudding prepared according to directions
  • 16 oz whipped topping defrosted


  1. Bake chocolate cake according to package directions. Cool completely. Cut cake into 1″ cubes.
  2. Prepare pudding as directed.
  3. Place 1/2 of the cake in the bottom of a trifle bowl. Drizzle with kirsch if using.
  4. Top with half of the pudding, half of the cherries and half of the whipped topping. Repeat layers ending with whipped topping.
  5. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Garnish with sprinkles or shaved chocolate if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 403

Fat: 11g

Saturated Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 1mg

Sodium: 566mg

Potassium: 269mg

Carbohydrates: 69g

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 34g

Protein: 4g

Vitamin A: 173%

Vitamin C: 3%

Calcium: 91%

Iron: 2%

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