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Chocolate Peanut Butter Trifle

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“This recipe is modified from a chocolate peanut butter pie recipe my teenage son and I found in a magazine. The pie tasted awesome but we could never get it to set up right, no matter how we tried. I've made this for several gatherings and it's always a big hit. I use pound cake but you could also use angel food cake or even brownies if you want a serious chocolate fix. Super easy to make. A great recipe for kids to help with or teens to make by themselves. My teenage son always gets a kick out of making something that people give him so many compliments on.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
10-12
YIELD:
1 trifle
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut 1 1/2 pound cakes into aprox 1" cubes.
  2. Make chocolate pie filling according to directions on box.
  3. In mixing bowl mix 1 1/2 tubs whipped topping with 2 cups peanut butter.
  4. Put an even layer of 1/2 the whipped topping/peanut butter mix on the bottom of trifle bowl.
  5. Spread a thin layer of chocolate fudge ice cream topping over that. Then add an even layer of 1/2 the pound cake.
  6. Add 1/2 the chocolate pie filling on top of the first layer of cake. On top of that add the other 1/2 of the peanut butter/whipped topping mix. Add another layer of the chocolate fudge.
  7. Now use the other 1/2 of the pound cake with the other 1/2 of the pie filling/pudding on top of it. Finish with with remaining whipped topping that didn't get mixed with the peanut butter and sprinkle the chopped peanut butter cups on top of that.
  8. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1-2 hours.

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