Punch Bowl Trifle

This is the perfect dessert if you need something quick to take when visiting family and friends. Because it's beautiful, everyone with think you fussed, but it's very easy. And since it makes a lot, it's perfect for potlucks and large get-togethers.


24 to 28 servings


1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
1 quart fresh whole strawberries
1 (15 ounces) carton strawberry glaze
2 (12 ounces each)cartons frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 cup chocolate frosting
shaved chocolate


Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Cool completely on a wire cooling rack.

Set aside five strawberries for garnish. Slice remaining strawberries. Cut cake into 1-inch cubes. Place half of the cubes in a 6-quart glass punch bowl. Top with half of the sliced strawberries; drizzle with half of the strawberry glaze. Spread with 3 1/2 cups whipped topping.

In a microwave-safe bowl, heat frosting on HIGH for 20 to 30 seconds or until pourable, stirring often; cool slightly. Drizzle half over the whipped topping. Repeat layers of cake, berries, glaze, whipped topping and frosting. Top with remaining whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Garnish with shaved chocolate and reserved strawberries.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 20 minutes


Store in refrigerator.

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