Saturday, August 20, 2011

Mom's Italian Trifle

Hello Everyone ~ As promised, here is the recipe for my mom's Italian trifle.  It's very easy to make and OH-SO-Good! 

1 5oz package chocolate pudding (cooked - NOT instant)
1 5oz package vanilla pudding (cooked - NOT instant)
2 12oz Cool Whips
2 packages Italian toast cookies (we used Stella Doro's Almond toast)
1 jar maraschino cherries, cut in half
dark rum

Pour a small amount of rum into a pie plate.  Lay toast in rum to saturate it, then flip it over to soak both sides.  Line the bottom of a 9x13 glass dish with the happy toast.

Add a layer of all the vanilla pudding on top of the toast, then a layer of cool whip (1 containter), and half of the cherries.  Next, add another layer of toast, a layer of all the chocolate pudding, the rest of the cool whip (2nd containter), and the remainder of cherries on top.  Chill. 

PS Walnuts can be added
PSS You could also substitute the rum with amaretto if you prefer.

Serve as a sweet ending to any celebration. A georgous way to feed a crowd.  Looks beautiful on a buffet too ~ 

Brew a steaming pot of espresso and remember...

"Stressed" spelled backwards is "desserts". 

You figure it out! ; - )


1 comment:

  1. Hi Danielle...

    Mmmm...your mother's Italian Truffle looks and sounds soooo good! I would love it and I also think that changing the rum for amaretto would be good! I have to tell you...I got a good laugh when reading about your "happy toast"! Too cute! Thank you so much for sharing your recipe with us for the Sunday Favorites repost party! It's so nice meeting you, my friend! I hope you'll join us again!

    Warmest summery wishes,