Mocha Mousse Brownie Trifle

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Chocolate and toffee; a definite satisfaction to a chocolate lovers cravings. If serving in a trifle bowl (looks great!), I would double the recipe to fill your average trifle bowl. This recipe is courtesy of Taste of Home's Quick Cooking March/April 2003 edition. The cook time includes the brownie baking time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 cups baked brownies, cubed, about 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 (3 ounce) envelope chocolate mousse mix
  • 12 ounces whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag English toffee bits (Skor or Heath Bar)
  • grated chocolate, for garnish
  • chopped peanuts, for garnish (optional)
  • broken pretzel, for garnish (optional)
  • hot fudge, drizzled, for garnish (optional)


  1. If baking a boxed brownie mix, prepare and bake according to directions on box, I have used Toffee brownies and peanut butter brownies, cool and cube.
  2. Place 1/2 of cubed brownies in a 2 quart serving bowl.
  3. Prepare mousse mix according to directions.
  4. (mousse mix is found as a box mix in the pudding/jello section of grocer).
  5. Spread 1/2 of this over brownie layer.
  6. Top with 1/2 of whipped cream and sprinkle with the toffee bits.
  7. Repeat the layers once and sprinkle with grated chocolate, chopped nuts, broken pretzels, hot fudge.
  8. Refrigerate until serving.
Most Helpful

I made this for Christmas Eve to take to my BIL's house and it was great. I used Mirj's Super Fudgy Triple Chocolate Espresso Brownies(#41985) and it was great. This is a very rich dessert but so good and easy to put together.

Shari2 December 28, 2004