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Gingerbread Trifle

  • Author: Katie
  • Total Time: 20 Min
  • Yield: Approx. 8 Servings


Easy no-bake Christmas dessert trifle with gingerbread pudding, dream whip, and vanilla cookie layers. A great last-minute dessert for those holiday gatherings.


  • 1 pkg. (102 grams) instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 1 ½ cup milk

  • ¼ c fancy molasses

  • 1 tsp. ginger

  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

  • ½ tsp. clove

  • 1 pkg. of dream whip topping *prepared according to instructions

  • 1 box (180 grams) nilla wafers, cut in half

  • Christmas sprinkles *I used Merry & Bright by Sprinkle Pop




  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer combine the instant vanilla pudding mix, milk, fancy molasses, ginger, cinnamon, and clove and mix on medium for 3 minutes. Put in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to chill and firm up slightly.

  2. While the pudding is chilling prepare the dream whip according to package instructions.

  3. In a trifle bowl place, ⅓ of the nilla wafers in the bottom and generously sprinkle with festive sprinkles.

  4. Add ⅓ of the dream whip and spread evenly on top of the nilla wafers and sprinkles.

  5. Add ⅓ of the gingerbread pudding and spread evenly on top of the dream whip.

  6. Repeat steps 3-5 until ingredients are done or the trifle bowl is full.

  7. Top with remaining nilla wafers and sprinkles. Enjoy!

  • Prep Time: 10 Min
  • Cook Time: 10 Min
  • Category: Cakes
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 Portion
  • Calories: 219
  • Sugar: 31 Grams
  • Sodium: 299 Miligrams
  • Fat: 5 Grams
  • Saturated Fat: 2 Grams
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2 Grams
  • Trans Fat: 0 Grams
  • Carbohydrates: 40 Grams
  • Fiber: 1 Gram
  • Protein: 2 Grams
  • Cholesterol: 1 Miligrams

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