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Mint Chocolate Trifle

Mint chocolate trifle recipe layers fudgy homemade chocolate cake with peppermint flavored whipped cream and mint candies. It's a super simple and satisfying dessert.
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Keyword mint chocolate, St. Patrick's Day Recipes, trifle, trifle recipe
Servings 6 people
Author Lisa B.


  • 1 layer chocolate cake cooled*
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon green food coloring
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3/4 cup mint flavored candy chopped and divided


  • Crumble the chocolate cake. Spread about a 1 – 1 ½ inch layer onto the bottom of a trifle bowl or individual cups.
  • With an electric mixer, slowly until the cream until it begins to thicken. Add th confectioners’ sugar, food coloring an peppermint extract. Increase the speed of the mixer to medium high and beath until soft peaks form. Gently fold in 1/2 cup mint candy.
  • Spread half of the whipped cream mixture over cake. Place another layer of cake top of frosting. Repeat, ending with a layer of whipped cream.
  • Sprinkle remaining candy pieces over the top. Garnish with a layer of plain whipped cream.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.


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