Easy Trifle Recipes

Easy Trifle Recipes
When someone asks me to bring a dessert to a dinner or a party, I love making a trifle! There are so many different trifle recipes, the possibilities are endless. I guess that is why we have perfected the trifle with more than 12 un…

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Easy Trifle Recipes

When someone asks me to bring a dessert to a dinner or a party, I love making a trifle! There are so many different trifle recipes, the possibilities are endless. I guess that is why we have perfected the trifle with more than 12 unique recipes that have been shared on social media tens of…

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Eclair Cake (The Perfect No Bake Dessert)

Eclair Cake (The Perfect No Bake Dessert)
Our Chocolate Eclair Cake has more than a hundred 5-star reviews, and for good reason. This recipe has been tested and perfected over the past nine years, and friends and family always beg me to bring it! It is…

No-Bake eclair cake with a bite on a white plate

Eclair Cake (The Perfect No Bake Dessert)

Our Chocolate Eclair Cake has more than a hundred 5-star reviews, and for good reason. This recipe has been tested and perfected over the past nine years, and friends and family always beg me to bring it! It is filled with creamy layers of vanilla pudding sandwiched between sheets of graham crackers and covered with…

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Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake! This sweet treat made from a box cake mix is a classic dessert made popular by Paula Deen but originated in St. Louis – made with just a few ingredients, it’s one of the easiest cake recipes around!
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Ooey Gooey Butter Cake! This sweet treat made from a box cake mix is a classic dessert made popular by Paula Deen but originated in St. Louis - made with just a few ingredients, it's one of the easiest cake recipes around!

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Red, White & Berry Sheet Pan Shortcake.

The perfect dessert for summer! This berry sheet pan shortcake is delicious and feeds a crowd. The biscuit cake is fluffy and flavorful, topped with a mascarpone whipped cream and all the berries. Pretty and festive too! I live for a festive summer cake! This berry sheet pan shortcake is so delicious and easily feeds […]

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The perfect dessert for summer! This berry sheet pan shortcake is delicious and feeds a crowd. The biscuit cake is fluffy and flavorful, topped with a mascarpone whipped cream and all the berries. Pretty and festive too!

I live for a festive summer cake!

red white and blue sheet pan short cake

This berry sheet pan shortcake is so delicious and easily feeds a crowd! The biscuit cake is so fluffy and tender, full of creamy vanilla flavor. It’s topped with a whipped mascarpone cream and all the fresh summer berries. 

It’s so fun and gorgeous and looks pretty on the table!

red white and blue sheet pan short cake

I first saw the idea of this sheet pan shortcake on southern living. I was instantly hooked! It makes so much sense to me – especially when it comes to entertaining friends and family in the summer!

I love that you can make a big slab biscuit that essentially pulls apart easily. And then top it with whipped cream and tons of fresh berries! 

red white and blue sheet pan short cake

Oh and speaking of whipped cream… It’s mascarpone whipped cream.

!!!!!!!!!

Dreamy! 

red white and blue sheet pan short cake

Words can’t express how delicious this biscuit cake is. 

The thing is that it’s not sweet. It is not overly sweet at all. And it’s studded with blueberries and strawberries for the perfect fruity pop in the cake. 

red white and blue sheet pan short cake

I also choose not to sweeten the whipped cream. There is something about unsweetened whip cream that I just love, especially in a dessert. It’s light, fluffy and almost tastes more decadent when it’s NOT sweet. 

What a revelation! 

red white and blue sheet pan short cake

So this is how I do it!

I cut up tons of berries! I like to use strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries. But any berries that you have work. Use what is in season for you.

The cake is super simple. Flour, sugar, buttermilk, cream… I love these ingredients. Delicious!

I stir in some chopped berries too. And then I scoop it onto a sheet pan, lined up in the little scoops. Then I bake it and let it cool. 

red white and blue sheet pan short cake

While the cake is cooling, I make the whipped cream! Heavy cream and mascarpone with a touch of vanilla. I like to keep it soft. I don’t whip it to heavy peaks… just very soft peaks. 

The key is frosting it once it’s cool, this way the whipped cream won’t melt off. And then top it with tons of berries!

You can also do some fresh mint and even a drizzle of honey. 

Use a spatula to gently cut and pull apart the shortcake to serve. It’s so easy! (more…)

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10 Crowd-Pleasing No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes

These crowd-pleasing no-bake cheesecake recipes are sure to make your guests happy. Here are 10 recipe ideas to make for your next dessert!
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These crowd-pleasing no-bake cheesecake recipes are sure to make your guests happy. Here are 10 recipe ideas to make for your next dessert!

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Peaches and Cream Trifle

Peaches and Cream Trifle
No bake Peaches and Cream Trifle is a delicious anytime treat, made with layers of pound cake, sliced peaches, pudding, and whipped topping, all beautifully displayed in a big glass bowl. Perfect for summer parties, potlucks, o…

Peaches and Cream Trifle in a trifle bowl and some peaches on the table.

Peaches and Cream Trifle

No bake Peaches and Cream Trifle is a delicious anytime treat, made with layers of pound cake, sliced peaches, pudding, and whipped topping, all beautifully displayed in a big glass bowl. Perfect for summer parties, potlucks, or any time you are feeding a crowd. Peach Trifle Recipe Our Peaches and Cream Trifle recipe requires no…

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Buttermilk Pound Cake

Make this sweet, lemony Buttermilk Pound Cake recipe with less than ten ingredients in just over an hour for brunch or dessert!
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Buttermilk pound cake with two pieces sliced.

Make this sweet, lemony Buttermilk Pound Cake recipe with less than ten ingredients in just over an hour for brunch or dessert!

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Red White and Blue Poke Cake

Red White and Blue Poke Cake
Red, white, and blue poke cake is easy, festive, and perfect for any celebration. This vibrant dessert transforms a classic poke cake, which starts with a box of cake mix, into a star-spangled centerpiece for your Memorial …

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Red White and Blue Poke Cake

Red, white, and blue poke cake is easy, festive, and perfect for any celebration. This vibrant dessert transforms a classic poke cake, which starts with a box of cake mix, into a star-spangled centerpiece for your Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day cookout. Red White and Blue Poke Cake This red, white, and…

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Chocolate Poke Cake Recipe

My Chocolate Poke Cake recipe is a gooey and rich chocolate cake that starts with a cake mix. The cake is filled with homemade chocolate ganache and topped with from-scratch chocolate whipped cream frosting. It is so decadent and delicious! Why You’ll Love This Recipe A poke cake is a cake that has holes poked…

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My Chocolate Poke Cake recipe is a gooey and rich chocolate cake that starts with a cake mix. The cake is filled with homemade chocolate ganache and topped with from-scratch chocolate whipped cream frosting. It is so decadent and delicious!

square slice of chocolate cake with a chocolate frosting.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

A poke cake is a cake that has holes poked in it so it can be filled with different kinds of fillings and this version is all about the chocolate! It has triple chocolate flavor: chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, and chocolate whipped cream frosting.

It starts with a cake mix, so it’s super easy to make. Poking holes in the cake and them filling them with the ganache makes this cake super moist and tasty! The cake is so moist and gooey and rich thanks to all the chocolate – you’re going to love it!

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Ingredients Needed

  • Chocolate Cake Mix: Any brand that you’d prefer! Remember, you will need the cake mix, plus the ingredients needed to make the cake, usually eggs, vegetable oil and water.
  • Heavy Whipping Cream: Along with chocolate chips this will help you make the ganache and the fresh whipped cream to top the cake.
  • Cocoa Powder: I use natural unsweetened cocoa powder but you can also use dutch process for a richer flavor.

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How to Make Chocolate Poke Cake

  • Prepare the cake mix and bake according to the direction on the box.
  • With a straw or the back of a wooden spoon, poke holes into the cake.
  • Make the chocolate ganache then pour over the cooled cake.
  • Beat whipped cream to soft peaks in a large bowl with an electric mixer and mix in cocoa, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract and beat until stiff peaks form. Frost cooled cake.
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Expert Tips

  • Use the end of a wooden spoon, or something similar sized to poke the holes into the cake.
  • I chose to go triple chocolate with this recipe, but if you want to fill the cake with a fruit filling or caramel sauce instead of chocolate ganache, go for it!
  • You could also frost this poke cake with a vanilla or chocolate buttercream, or a whipped cream frosting.
  • Add some chopped pecans on top for a Turtle cake, or sprinkle the top with mini chocolate chips for some crunch.
square slice of chocolate cake with a chocolate frosting.
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Chocolate Poke Cake Recipe

This Chocolate Poke Cake is a chocolate lovers dream! Start with an easy cake mix, then fill it with chocolate ganache and top with chocolate whipped cream!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 576kcal
Cost 15

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix PLUS ingredients listed on box to make the cake (approx 15.25 ounce box)

Chocolate Ganache

  • 1 cup (237ml) heavy cream
  • 2 cups (340g) chocolate chips

Chocolate Whipped Cream Topping

Instructions

Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Prepare the cake mix according to the direction on the box. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • With a straw or the back of a wooden spoon, poke holes into the cake. Let the cake cool off completely.

Ganache

  • In a saucepan, over medium heat, combine cream and chocolate chips, stirring constantly until you have a smooth texture, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour over the cooled cake and spread evenly. Cool completely before frosting.

Chocolate Whipped Cream

  • Beat the whipped the cream to soft peaks in a large bowl with an electric mixer.
  • Mix in sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and vanilla extract, then beat until it forms stiff peaks.
  • Add whipped cream to the cake and gently spread evenly on the cake.

Notes

  • I used a Betty Crocker super moist cake as I wanted a moist cake, but you can use whatever cake mix you like. Just make sure you follow the directions on the box for making the cake.
  • After applying the ganache over the cake, wait until completely cool off as it is easier to spread the whipped cream.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 576kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 517mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 1314IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 3mg

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Last Updated on May 19, 2024

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