From Paula's Home Cooking/Paula Deen and Friends cookbook/Christmas with Paula Deen cookbook
5 stars based on 7 Reviews
Servings: 20 servings
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: follow cake mix and pudding mix directions
Chocolate sauce or syrup, any variety, for garnish
2 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoon confectioner’s sugar
1 cup chopped pecans, lightly toasted
3 3 1/2-ounce packages instant chocolate pudding mix, regular or sugar free
1 18 1/2-ounce package devil’s food chocolate cake mix
Prepare the cake mix and bake in a 13 by 9-inch pan according to package directions. Let cool thoroughly, then cut into cubes about the size of a walnut.
Prepare the chocolate pudding according to package directions.
In a medium bowl, whip the cream with the sugar until stiff.
To assemble: In a trifle bowl, layer half the chocolate cake cubes, pudding, whipped cream, chocolate sauce or syrup and nuts. Repeat, layering the remaining ingredients, ending with whipped cream and nuts. Drizzle decoratively with chocolate sauce or syrup.
PD & Friends, pg. 52
Recipe Courtesy Paula Deen