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Black Forest Trifle

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Black Forest Trifle
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 20
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Enjoy this black forest trifle that’s layered with brownie pieces, cherries and whipped topping mixture – a perfect dessert treat.
Updated Dec 31, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 box (19.5 oz) chocolate fudge brownie mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
  • 3 cups halved pitted dark sweet cherries (from two 12-oz bags)
  • 1/4 cup kirsch or fruit juice
  • 1/2 cup hot fudge topping
  • 2 containers (8 oz each) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 oz bittersweet chocolate

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Make and bake brownie mix as directed on box for 9-inch square pan, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix cherries and kirsch. Let stand at least 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave hot fudge topping uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring once, until softened. Fold in 1 container whipped topping until blended.
  • 4
    Cut brownies into 1 1/2-inch pieces. In 4-quart trifle bowl or glass serving bowl, layer half of the brownie pieces and 1 1/2 cups of the cherries with liquid. Spoon chocolate whipped topping mixture over cherries. Repeat with remaining brownie pieces, cherries with liquid and plain whipped topping. Cover; refrigerate until serving. Shave 1 oz bittersweet chocolate. Sprinkle over trifle. Store covered in refrigerator.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For a subtle change in flavor, try soaking the cherries in amaretto.

Nutrition

305 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
305
Total Fat
16g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Sodium
88mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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