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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
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 (such as Andes or Junior Mints), 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 beat the cream until it begins to thicken.
  • Add the confectioners’ sugar, food coloring and peppermint extract. Increase the speed of the mixer to medium high and beat until soft peaks form.
  • Gently fold in 1/2 cup of the mint candy.
  • Spread half of the whipped cream mixture over cake layer. Place another layer of cake top of whipped cream. Repeat, ending with a layer of whipped cream.
  • Sprinkle remaining candy pieces over the top. Garnish each serving with a layer of plain whipped cream.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.


One Bowl Chocolate Cake Recipe can be found here: https://cookingbride.com/desserts/one-bowl-chocolate-cake/