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8 Layer Chocolate Peanut Butter Trifle

Heidi Davison
This 8 layer chocolate peanut butter trifle is always a hit! It is a cinch to make but the flavor combination is irresistible. Everyone will want seconds!
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 -8


  • 1 box chocolate cake prepared according to package directions
  • 1 box chocolate pudding prepared according to box directions will need 3 cups 2% milk
  • 8 Reese's peanut butter cups
  • 1 container whipped topping thawed


  • Bake the cake per box instructions. Let it cool completely.
  • Whisk together the pudding and let it set at least 1 hour.
  • Assemble a layer of chocolate cake, half the pudding, half the whipped topping, and 4 crumbled peanut butter cups.
  • Repeat the layers a second time, ending on the peanut butter cups.
  • Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.