Friday, June 17, 2011

Cappuccino Mousse Trifle

I made this today for a get together with friends tonight.


Cappuccino Mousse Trifle
It tastes better then it looks!!!!!!

I have blogged about this desert in the past here.

For those who might be interested, this goes together in about 30 minutes, there is no baking required.


Cappuccino Mousse Trifle

1 (16 ounces) frozen prepared pound cake
2 1/2 cups cold milk
1/3 cup instant coffee granules
2 packages (3.4 ounces each) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling
2 containers (8 ounces each) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 square (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate for baking

1. Cut pound cake into 1-inch cubes; set aside. (I leave the cake frozen, divide it in thirds & then cube it, it cuts easier & no guessing on 1/3 as you are putting it together).

2. In a bowl, whisk milk and instant coffee granules. Let stand 5 minutes or until dissolved.

3. Pour 1 cup of the milk mixture in to a measuring cup; set aside. Add pudding mix to remaining milk mixture in bowl; whisk until mixture begins to thicken. Gently fold in one container of whipped topping.

4. To assemble trifle, place 1/3 of the cake cubes into bottom of a bowl. Pour 1/3 of the reserved milk mixture evenly over cake cubes. Top with 1/3 of the pudding mixture, pressing lightly. Grate 1/4 of the chocolate over pudding mixture. Repeat layers 2 more times, reserving the remaining grated chocolate for garnish.

5. Fill a decorator with 1 cup of the remaining whipped topping; set aside. Spread remaining whipped topping over entire top of trifle, creating a smooth surface. Decorate by piping rosettes around edge of bowl. Grate remaining chocolate in center; sprinkle with cinnamon.

12 comments:

  1. well, at least you're willing to share it - i'd eat it all myself...

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  2. OK,now you have made me seriously longing for some of this with a good cup of coffee.

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  3. It looks GREAT! and sounds even better. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Oh Debbie! It looks delicious! Your friends are going to enjoy the get together tonight!
    Thanks for sharing your recipe!

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  5. Oh that sounds so good! I'll be trying it out for sure. Looks pretty, too. Thanks for the recipe. Enjoy your evening with friends!

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  6. My mouth is watering!! I will have to try this our :D

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  7. I LOVE anything with coffee and chocolate. This looks wonderful! Can I come for dinner?

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  8. everyone is welcome....i love my blogger friends. i really wish we could meet up and share stories & pictures over this special treat!!!

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  9. I know your guests are going to love it. It looks yummy! Have a great evening!

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  10. Looks beautiful and I bet it tastes great, Deb. Save a piece for me! :)

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  11. Ummm...am I too late to come by?:))))

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  12. Deeelish! Copy. Past. Into recipe book!

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