Death by Chocolate Trifle Dessert

Course Dessert
Prep Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 10
Author Amanda Graff


  • 1 15 oz box devil's food cake mix, prepared according to box directions
  • 1 cup coffee-flavored liqueur
  • 4 boxes 3 to 4 oz each instant chocolate mousse mix
  • Amount of milk called for on the chocolate mousse mix boxes
  • 4 cups whipped cream
  • 6 full-size Snickers candy bars crushed up


  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan).
  2. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan.
  3. Cool 5 minutes.
  4. Use a fork to poke cake all over.
  5. Drizzle liqueur over cake.
  6. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 12 hours.
  7. Meanwhile, make chocolate mousse as directed on box.
  8. Cover and refrigerate until cake is ready.
  9. To assemble, crumble one-fourth to one-third of cake into bottom of very large trifle or punch bowl.
  10. Add a layer each of chocolate mousse, whipped cream and crushed candy.
  11. Repeat until you have 3 to 4 layers.
  12. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.