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Gingerbread Trifle with Eggnog Flavored Whipped Cream

Gingerbread trifle combines spicy homemade gingerbread cake with eggnog infused whipped cream in this light Christmas dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 264kcal
Author Lisa B.


  • 1 (14.5 ounce) gingerbread cake mix

For the whipped cream:

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons eggnog
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Ground nutmeg, optional


For the cake:

  • Grease two eight-inch round cake pans. Prepare and bake the cake mix according to package directions.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely. Tear the cake into bite-sized pieces. Store the cake in an airtight container until ready to use to keep the cake moist.

For the whipped cream

  • Combine whipped cream ingredients in a chilled metal or glass bowl.
  • Beat cream on medium-high until stiff peaks form, about 7-10 minutes.

To assemble the trifle:

  • Spread an single layer of cake on the bottom of a trifle bowl. Spread a layer of whipped cream over top. 
  • Repeat layers, ending with a layer of whipped cream on top.
  • Sprinkle with nutmeg, if desired.


Serving: 1trifle | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 106mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 0.1mg