Black Forest Trifle - Easy Holiday Dessert

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Dec. 15, 2015

All the flavors of a black forest cake, put together into a trifle for a simple, no-bake dessert!


Fresh cherries/One 12 ounce bag frozen cherries 1 Pound , pitted
Kirsch 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (cherry liqueur)
Chocolate cake 1 , cut into bite sized piecea (pound cake)
Heavy whipping cream 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Powdered sugar 3 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
Fresh cherries/Luxardo / maraschino cherries 8
Dark chocolate bar 4 Ounce , grated/ shaved



1.In a large bowl, combine cherries with kirsch and allow to sit for an hour to overnight.


2.Drain cherries and reserve liquid.

3.In an electric mixer, beat whipped cream and add sugar to it.

4.Add vanilla and whip until stiff peaks.

5.Layer as shown in the video and chill in refrigerator for 4-24 hours.

6.Decorate with cherries and chocolate gratings.


Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 295Calories from Fat 205

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 40 mg1.67%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet