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Favorite Recipes: Pumpkin Trifle

Recipe Author

Name: Mary B. (TangoBrat)
Total Recipes: 100



Pumpkin Trifle

Dish: Desserts
Dish Type: Other
Cooking Method: Baked
Difficulty: 3 / 10
Servings: 18
Prep Time:
Cook Time: 35 - 40 min

  • 1 14 1/2oz pkg - gingerbread cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups - water
  • 1 - egg
  • 4 cups - milk
  • 4 1oz pkgs - sugar-free butterscotch instant pudding mix
  • 1 15oz can - pumpkin
  • 1 tsp - cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp - ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp - nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp - allspice
  • 1 12oz container - frozen whipped topping, thawed

Combine cake mix, water and egg in a mixing bowl. Mix well and pour into an ungreased 8"x8" baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; turn out of pan onto a wire rack. When completely cooled, crumble cake and set aside, reserving 1/4 cup crumbs for garnish. Whisk together milk and pudding mixes in a bowl for 2 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Let stand for 2 minutes, or until softly set. Stir in pumpkin and spices; mix well. In a trifle bowl or 3-1/2 quart glass serving bowl, layer one-quarter of the cake crumbs, one-half of pudding mixture, one-quarter of crumbs and one-half of whiipped topping. Repeat layers, ending with topping. Garnish with reserved cake crumbs. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Serves 18.


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