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Gingerbread Trifle Recipe

Gingerbread Trifle Recipe

"This tasty dessert was a hit when I served it to our Bible study group," reports Betty Kleberger of Florissant, Missouri. "It's a wonderful blend of flavors and a great ending to holiday meals." If you don't have leftover gingerbread, bake some from a boxed mix to assemble this trifle.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant French vanilla pudding mix
  • 7 cups cubed Gingerbread Cake
  • 3/4 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set.
  • 2. In a 2-qt. serving bowl, layer half of the cake cubes and pudding. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup toffee bits. Top with remaining cake and pudding. Spread whipped topping over the top; sprinkle with remaining toffee bits. Garnish with cherry. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Reviews for Gingerbread Trifle

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TNbluffbaker User ID: 46423 256175
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2016

"I made this using my mother's recipe for gingerbread. Delicious!!!!! I'd make gingerbread again just to make this recipe."

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lvarner User ID: 35803 119855
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2014

"Fantastic recipe! This trifle always attracts a lot of attention at holiday dinners and dessert buffets. It is so pretty and offers perfect holiday flavor!"

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CrazyCaitlin User ID: 7714395 136099
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2014

"very good, my whole family loves it"

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Shanhuajin User ID: 986398 36459
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

"Delicious and very popular at Christmas! Everyone always comes back for seconds."

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Angelrider65 User ID: 5091434 51955
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012 Edited Nov. 26, 2015

"Big hit at the Christmas party. I used 2 puddings too and put a 2nd layer of Heath crunchies before the whipped cream like someone suggested. Delicious! Betty Crocker makes a Gingerbread cake mix thats what i use for the cake instead of from scratch, saves some time."

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Angelrider65 User ID: 5091434 205208
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2012 Edited Nov. 26, 2015

"Big hit at the Christmas party. I used 2 puddings too and put a 2nd layer of Heath crunchies before the whipped cream like someone suggested. Delicious! Betty Crocker makes a Gingerbread cake mix thats what i use for the cake instead of from scratch, saves some time."

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mscp User ID: 6038255 51933
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

"This is very easy to make and I got great compliments on it. However, I added another box of pudding because using only one box was too skimpy. Also, I added more Heath bar crunch after the second layer of pudding and just sprinkled a little on top of the Cool Whip for decoration."

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mkonk User ID: 179013 86446
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

"Served this at my teachers' sorority and it was a huge hit. They were so impressed by the taste and how simple it was to assemble."

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angieherzberger User ID: 5719645 59807
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"My family loves it every Christmas. I always use boxed cake-a delicious and easy dessert."

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Got2BKD User ID: 1525315 44586
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2010

"This was a great recipe. I did use 2 packages of vanilla pudding mix instead of just one and it seemed better. I just wasn't enough. Great flavour, will make it again."

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STGallagher42 User ID: 3923754 59804
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2010

"I love this recipe! My entire family absolutely loves gingerbread, however, it has mostly been served around the holiday season only, but this trifle is so good we serve it all year."

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McRobert User ID: 2084863 59802
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2009

"Made this for one of my Christmas Day desserts. Was easy to assemble and enjoyed the flavour. Could not find French vanilla pudding though, so used vanilla."

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