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“This was found on the recipe site of Dierberg's grocery store. A friend made it and said it was very good although did not come close to filling her trifle bowl. I made this for a co-worker's birthday, doubling the recipe, the doubled amount fit my trifle bowl perfectly. The dessert disappeared very quickly too!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare brownie batter according to directions for cake-like brownies. Bake in 8 inch square pan; cool.
  2. In small saucepan, combine reserved cherry liquid, sugar, cornstarch and almond extract; cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly, about 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in cherries and food color.
  4. Cool completely.
  5. In large mixer bowl, beat pudding mix, milk and cream at high speed until thickened and smooth, about 4 minutes.
  6. Cut brownies into 1/2 inch cubes.
  7. Arrange half the cubes in 2/1/2 to 3 quart trifle bowl.
  8. Spoon half the cherry mixture on top; spread half the cream mixture over the cherries.
  9. Repeat layers.
  10. Sprinkle chocolate curls over top.
  11. Chill until ready to serve.

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