Grasshopper Trifle

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Grasshopper Trifle
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8
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A delicious trifle of Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ milk chocolate cake, crème de menthe-marshmallow crème filling and minty crushed candies.
By Bree Hester
Updated Apr 5, 2016


  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ milk chocolate cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 jar (7.5 oz) marshmallow creme
  • 1/2 cup crème de menthe
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 package (4.67 oz) thin rectangular crème de menthe chocolate candies, chopped
  • 1 package (8 oz) Oreo mini chocolate creme sandwich cookies, crushed
  • Additional broken thin rectangular crème de menthe chocolate candies
  • Fresh mint leaves


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, pour water into 1-quart saucepan. Sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand 1 minute to soften. Heat over low heat, stirring gently, until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat marshmallow creme, crème de menthe and gelatin mixture with whisk until well combined. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In another medium bowl, beat whipping cream and sugar with electric mixer on medium-high speed until soft peaks form. Reserve 1 cup whipped cream; set aside.
  • 5
    Gently fold chilled mint mixture into whipped cream.
  • 6
    Cut cooled cake into 1-inch cubes. In 10-cup glass trifle bowl, line bottom with cake cubes. Add half of the mint mixture; spread evenly. Top with chopped candies. Add another layer of cake cubes and mint mixture. Top with crushed cookies and reserved whipped cream. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 7
    Just before serving, garnish with additional candies and mint. Store covered in refrigerator.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Feel free to use a devil’s food cake mix or brownie mix in place of the milk chocolate cake mix.
  • tip 2
    Trifle is a perfect make-ahead dessert. It can be made up to one day ahead of time.


Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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