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Chocolate Trifle Recipe

Easy to make a chocolate trifle using a cake mix and pudding. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Best Dessert Recipes, Cake, Chocolate, Chocolate Trifle, Dessert Recipe, Easy Baked Goods, Easy Dessert Recipe With Few Ingredients, Easy Dessert Recipes With Pictures, Easy Desserts From Scratch, Easy things To Bake, Trifle
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 People
Calories 315 kcal
Author Jennifer


  • 1 Box Devil's Food Cake
  • 2 Boxes Chocolate Instant Pudding I used 2 small boxed but 1 large box would work
  • 10 Ounces Cool Whip
  • 1/2 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips


  1. Follow directions to make the cake on the back of the box. Put prepared cake mix into a 9x13 baking pan. 

  2. Once the cake has baked and cooled cut into squares

  3. Make the instant pudding according to the package; set aside.

  4. Using half of the cake, layer the cut squares into a deep dish or a trifle bowl. 

  5. Spoon half of the instant pudding over the top of cake squares

  6. Spoon half of the cool whip on top of the chocolate pudding layer.

  7. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of mini chocolate chips on top of cool whip layer

  8. Repeat each layer one more time.

  9. Refrigerate until ready to serve.