Triple Chocolate Mocha Trifle

triple chocolate mocha trifle|

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  • 2 packages brownie mix
  • 1 3.3 oz french vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 tbsp and 1 tsp instant coffee granules (decaf or regular)
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 2/3 cups cold milk
  • 1 6.8 oz bar of toffee covered chocolate bar (or 3 smaller ones)
  • 1 1/2 containers Cool Whip whipped topping, thawed
  • chocolate syrup (to coat bowl and add between layers)
  • chocolate shavings (for garnish)
  • Cool Whip in a piping bag (for garnish)


  1. Toss chocolate chips in flour and stir in 1 tsp instant coffee granules. Mix into brownie mix and prepare brownies according to package directions for cakelike brownies, in an 11X13 pan. Cool completely and cut into 1 inch squares.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk in pudding mix into milk. Sprinkle in 1 tbsp instant coffee and stir until fully incorporated. Let stand for 2 minutes. Fold in 1 full container of Cool Whip, until fully blended into the pudding.
  3. Coat a trifle bowl with a thin layer of of chocolate syrup, going up about 1 inch on the sides.
  4. Layer brownies, fitting them in tightly.
  5. Add another thin layer of chocolate syrup.
  6. Crumble 1/3 of candy bar on top of the brownies and chocolate syrup, spreading evenly.
  7. Spoon 1/3 of mocha mousse and spread evenly.
  8. Repeat two more times. Top final layer with mocha mousse.
  9. Garnish with chocolate shavings and pipe with remaining Cool Whip on top, if desired.
  10. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.