Easy No Bake Black Forest Trifle
This easy, NO BAKE, 5 ingredient Black Forest Trifle makes a great last minute dessert and is perfect for summer or anytime of the year! It's also a great for feeding a crowd or bringing along to a potluck!
American, British, Canadian
black forest, chocolate, trifle
adapted from Terri's Mom
containers of prepared chocolate pudding
* they come in 4 packs called 'Snack packs' (this is equivalent to 5 cups )
chocolate loaf cake or pound cake
* if you can't find this, you can use a defrosted frozen McCain's deep and delicious cake with the frosting scraped off
+ 2 tsp kirsch
cans of cherry pie filling
container whipping cream
white granulated sugar
cocktail cherries (with stems) -optional
Break cake into pieces and add half to the bottom
Then add half of the pudding (6 containers)
Mix the kirsch with the cherries, if using.
Add half the cherries on top of the pudding
Cover with saran wrap or Glad Press n' Seal. ***This is completely shelf safe at this point and doesn't need refrigeration.
Before serving (or in advance), beat whipping cream to soft peaks, add the white granulated sugar and then beat to stiff peaks.
Top with whipped cream.
Shave chocolate, as shown.
Garnish with shaved chocolate
Add maraschino cocktail cherries, if desired.
Refrigerate after adding whipped cream if not serving immediately.