Pumpkin Trifle

  • Yield: 25 servings


1package (2-layer) spice cake mix
4packages (4 ounce) butterscotch instant pudding mix
2 1/2cups milk
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon nutmeg
1/4teaspoon ground ginger
1/4teaspoon allspice
1can (29 ounce) pumpkin
2cups whipping cream, whipped


  1. Prepare and bake the cake mix using the package directions. Let cool completely. Crumble half the cake into a trifle bowl.
  2. Prepare the pudding according to the package directions, using 2 1/2 cups milk.
  3. Blend the cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice into the pumpkin in a bowl. Mix the pudding and pumpkin mixture together in a bowl.
  4. Layer half the pudding mixture and half the whipped cream over the spice cake crumbs.
  5. Crumble 3/4 of the remaining spice cake over the whipped cream. Repeat the pudding mixture and whipped cream layers.
  6. Crumble the remaining spice cake over the top.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Favorite Recipes Press, Almost Homemade, Cake Mix Desserts, (Favorite Recipes Press, 2006)