St. Paddy's Day Chocolate Trifle
This fun St. Patrick's Day chocolate trifle has layers of brownie, green-colored vanilla pudding, whipped cream, and creme de menthe candies. Decorate with a sugar shamrock!
- Serves: 16 persons
- 1(19.8 ounce) package brownie mix (such as Duncan Hines®)
- 2egg, or more to taste
- ¾cup vegetable oil
- ¼cup water
- 3cups cold milk
- 2(5.1 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix
- 6drops green food coloring, or more as desired, divided
- 6ounces creme de menthe candies (such as Andes®), broken into pieces
- 1(8 ounce) container whipped topping
- ½cup white sugar
Step 1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch square baking dish
Step 2Combine brownie mix, eggs, oil, and water in a large bowl; stir until well blended. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
Step 3Bake in the preheated oven until top is dry and edges have started to pull away from the sides of the pan, 28 to 31 minutes. Remove from oven. Let cool completely, about 1 hour.
Step 4Meanwhile, pour milk into a large bowl and whisk pudding mix into the milk. Stir creme de menthe candies and about 3 drops of green food coloring into the bowl until evenly colored to your desired shade. Allow mixture to set for 5 minutes.
Step 5Set out a trifle bowl. Crumble 1/2 the cooled brownies into the bowl and top with 1/2 the green vanilla pudding mixture. Spread 1/2 the whipped topping on top. Repeat layers.
Step 6Pour sugar in a small bowl and add about 3 drops of green food coloring; stir until evenly colored to your desired shade Place a large shamrock template on top of the trifle in the bowl. Sprinkle the shamrock shape with green sugar. Carefully remove template.
Step 7Cover trifle and chill in the refrigerator for about 3 hours before serving.