Birthday Cake Funfetti Trifle

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May. 14, 2018

If just saying the phrase birthday cake makes your heart flutter then thisBirthday Cake Funfetti Trifleis for you. Cake and sprinkles with lots of whipped cream just screams party and it makes mefeel warm and fuzzy just to think about that fun day we each get to celebrate every year. Whats a birthday celebration without cake, right? Julia Childs was famous for saying, A party without cake is a meeting and I completely concur. This funfetti trifle is how I love to celebrate my own birthday and I can say first hand its fun to make and eat.


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1.Prepare the cake per the package instructions using a 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Mix 1/2 cup rainbow sprinkles into the batter by hand. Bake per the instructions and cool completely. Cut into 1-inch cubes. Set aside.

2.Using an electric mixer, whip together both packages of pudding mix with 3 cups of half & half in a medium-size mixing bowl. Whip for 2 minutes or just until the pudding is beginning to thicken but is still pourable. Pour into another container. Set aside.

3.In the same medium-size mixing bowl cream together the cream cheese with 2 cups whipped topping or fresh whipped cream. Whip just until combined.

4.Add the pudding to the whipped creamed cheese mixture. Continue to whip on medium speed about 2 minutes or until smooth and fully combined.

5.Layer the cake and mousse in a 4 quart trifle bowl or large glass bowl beginning with a layer of cake. Divide the cubed cake into thirds and the cheesecake mousse in half. Line the edge of the bowl with cubed cake and roughly crumble the cake in the center.

6.Sprinkle each layer of mousse with additional sprinkles.

7.Frost the top with the remaining whipped topping, garnish with sprinkles and Oreo cookies.


8.Chill well for at least 4 hours before serving, store leftovers chilled.


1.When using cake mix use the same amount of buttermilk in place of the water called for on the package for added flavor.

2.To garnish the top of the trifle as pictured, (1) additional (8) oz container of whipped topping or 2 cups of fresh sweetened whipped cream will be needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 12