“This recipe was conceived from the "ashes of failure." I made Mark H's Coconut Pound Cake, Coconut Pound Cake, but due to my error, I absolutely stuck to the bundt pan and came out in chunks. After I tasted the cake, it was too delicious to even consider trashing, so I came up with this instead. I suppose you could use any tropical fruit, I just used what I had on hand. Amount of fruit and cake you will need will depend on your bowl. I have a very deep trifle bowl (see pic).”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make cake according to Recipe #17617 directions.
  2. Combine dry pudding mix and milk, whisking until completly incorporated, about 2 minutes. Place in refrigerator until set, about 1 hour.
  3. Combine well-drained crushed pineapple and pudding, set aside.
  4. Crumble about 1/4 of cake into trifle dish or very deep bowl.
  5. Top with 1/3 of pudding mixture.
  6. Arrange sliced bananas in a layer on top of pudding.
  7. Place kiwis on top of bananas.
  8. Repeat Cake, pudding, banana, and kiwi layers two more times,with a pudding layer on top.
  9. Decorate the top with kiwis and pineapple chunks or rings.

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