Sweetheart Trifle

Recipe by Zoe Home
READY IN: 6hrs 40mins
SERVES: 12-15


  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 10
    ounces peanut butter chips
  • 4 14
    cups cold milk, divided
  • 12
    cup whipping cream
  • 14
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 2
    (6 ounce) packages instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1
    (12 ounce) carton Cool Whip, thawed
  • 4 -6
    Reese's Peanut Butter cups, crumbled


  • Prepare cake mix according to directions, let cool completely.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine chips, 1/4 c milk and the whipping cream.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until chips are melted.
  • Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and cool to room temp.
  • (If you don't melt the chips on high heat, it will only take a 1/2 hour to cool) Place the remaining milk in a mixing bowl; beat in the pudding mixes on low speed for 2 minutes.
  • To assemble, crumble half the cake into a 4 qt trifle bowl or large bowl.
  • Layer with 1/2 the peanut butter sauce, pudding, whipped topping and then repeat layers.
  • At the end, add the crumbled peanut butter cups.
  • Cool for 3 hours.