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pumpkin trifle

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Nell Forester
Billings, MO

I first saw this made on Paula Dean. I modified it somewhat to fit what I had on hand. We love this as an alternative to pumpkin pie and it stretches for large crowds. This can have many variations. Try lemon cake and lemon pudding. banana, use your imagination!

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For pumpkin trifle

  • 1 can
  • 1 box
    vanilla pudding
  • 1 pkg
    cool whip
  • 1 box
    spice cake mix or pumpkin bread can be used
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice

How To Make pumpkin trifle

  • 1
    you will need a large bowl and the necessary ingredients to make the cake and pudding. (eggs and Milk)
  • 2
    bake the spice cake per package directions. allow to cool. I usually decrease the eggs to two.
  • 3
    In a large bowl make the pudding with 2 1/2 cups milk and one can of pumpkin pie filling. Add the spice to the pudding mixture.
  • 4
    Assemble cake and pudding in layers by cutting the cake in small pieces adding a layer into the bottom of the bowl then a layer of pudding and a layer of cool whip till the pudding is gone. There will be some cake usually left over. Finish the top with a layer of cool whip.

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