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Chocolate Raspberry Trifle

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


4-6 servings

Guests might think you slaved over this impressive-looking dessert, but it's a snap to assemble. Just layer cubes of leftover chocolate cake, a sweet cream cheese mixture and tart berries for winning results. —Karena Bauman, Minneapolis, Minnesota


  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping
  • One portion chocolate cake (7-1/2x5-inch rectangle) from the Delicate Chocolate Cake recipe, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and milk until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.
  2. In a 1- to 1-1/2-qt. trifle bowl or individual dessert bowls, layer half of the cake cubes, raspberries, cream cheese mixture and almonds. Repeat layers. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.

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