Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

With the cake made ahead of time, this trifle comes together in a snap. It is very rich, creamy and good. This looks beautiful in a trifle dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box yellow cake mix, baked as directed
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) box French vanilla instant pudding
  • milk, as required
  • 1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping
  • 1 (10 ounce) bagcrushed Skor English toffee bits (in aisle with chocolate chips)


  1. Bake cake as directed on package and let cool.
  2. Cut into slices or cubes.
  3. Prepare pudding according to package directions.
  4. Fold whipped topping into pudding, mixing well.
  5. Cover bottom of trifle dish with cake pieces.
  6. Next, cover cake pieces with pudding mixture.
  7. Sprinkle toffee (Skor) pieces over pudding mixture.
  8. Repeat layers 2 more times, ending with pudding.
  9. Garnish with extra toffee pieces and some cake crumbs.
  10. Chill at least 2 hours until set.


Most Helpful

This is a crowd pleaser recipe. Trifles look so stunning yet are so very easy to put together. The pudding mixed with whipped topping makes a cool and refreshing topping for the yellow cake. I followed the instructions exactly and it turned out great.

Marie Nixon March 14, 2004

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