Boston Cream Pie Trifle

07 April 2020 Bookmark0
Boston Cream Donuts are at the pinnacle of my husband’s list in relation to my dessert recipes, but I attempt to limit deep-fried desserts to big occasions. I decided I have to attempt to test within the kitchen to find a one of a kind deal with with comparable flavors.

After gambling round a bit bit, and permitting my son to lick the spoon a lot, I grew to become the ones tasty donuts into a extremely good clean Boston Cream Pie Trifle with yellow cake and i’m so grateful that I did!

Boston Cream Pie Trifle
Boston Cream Pie Trifle

My favorite aspect about this deconstructed cake is that it seems so fashionable and tough to make, however it doesn’t take lots time or attempt in any respect. It’s a high-quality alternative for dinner events or for pals who simply need a bit love (and sugar) in their lives!

As a momma, I’ll take all of the time-saving steps i'm able to. I went the clean route with this exquisite Boston Cream Pie Trifle and used a boxed cake mix and French Vanilla immediately Pudding! You’re welcome to make all of it home made if you decide on! perhaps at some point I’ll find time for that once more.

Boston Cream Pie Trifle


  • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix (Plus Box Ingredients)
  • 2 (3.4 oz) Boxes Instant French Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 4 Cups Milk
  • 16 oz. Cool Whip
  • 8 Oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 tsp. Instant Coffee (Not Coffee Grounds)
  • Pinch Sea Salt


  1. Prepare cake in 9×13 pan according to box directions.
  2. While cake is baking, combine milk and pudding mix and whisk until well blended. 
  3. Add 1/2 cup of the cool whip and use rubber spatula to fold it into the pudding mixture.  
  4. Once cake is cooled, cut into small squares.
  5. For the chocolate ganache, cook the chocolate chips, heavy cream, and instant coffee in the top of a double boiler over simmering water until smooth and warm, stirring occasionally. Add pinch of sea salt and mix in. Set aside.
  6. Once all components are prepared, layer ⅓ of the cake squares in the bottom of a trifle bowl. Spoon ⅓ of the pudding over the cake and carefully drizzle ⅓ of the Ganache over the pudding.
  7. Repeat until you have completed all three layers.
  8. Use piping bag to create design with Cool Whip or simply spread it evenly over the top of the trifle.
  9. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy!


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