Chocolate Peppermint Creme Trifle


Chocolate Peppermint Creme Trifle

  • 1 box Chocolate Fudge cake mix

  • 2 boxes Jello Chocolate Mousse

  • chocolate syrup

  • mint chocolate candies (broken into small pieces)

  • white chocolate peppermint bark (broken into small pieces)

  • chocolate covered mint wafer cookies (broken into small pieces)

  • cherries and mint leaves for garnish

Vanilla Creme:

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening

  • 14 oz. marshmellow creme

  • 2 tsp. vanilla

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 2 cups powdered sugar

  • 1/2 tsp. Peppermint extract

Prepare cake and mousse according to directions on box. Cut cooled cake into small cubes. Put vanilla creme and mousse into separate pastry bags. (Use a gallon size bag and cut the bottom corner off)

To assemble the trifle:

  • 1st layer: Cake cubes-drizzle with chocolate syrup

  • 2nd layer: Vanilla creme

  • 3rd layer: Chocolate mint candy pieces

  • 4th layer: Chocolate Mousse

  • 5th layer: White chocolate peppermint bark pieces

  • 6th layer: Chocolate Cake-drizzle with chocolate syrup

  • 7th layer: Chocolate Mousse

  • 8th layer: Chocolate Mint cookie pieces

  • 9th layer: Vanilla Creme/Cool Whip

Garnish with any of the candies or cookies or make holly berries/leaves out of cherries and mint leaves.