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HERSHEY'S KISSES Red Velvet Cheesecake Trifle


5 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
1 trifle

A red velvet cake is made even more delectable with the addition of cheesecake trifle and HERSHEY’S KISSES Milk Chocolate and Candy Cane Mint Candies. The flavors complement each other beautifully. This red velvet cake trifle recipe will be your go-to for special occasions.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
50 minutes
Bake Time
30 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours
Chill Time
2 hours


  • 2 package
    cheesecake pudding mix
  • 38
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 12
    HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Candy Cane Mint Candies
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 cups
    sweetened whipped cream or whipped topping, divided
  • 36
    chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed
add a garnish Add a Garnish

Make our HERSHEY'S Red Velvet Cake to complete the recipe as shown in the image.

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Trifle Bowl 8-Inch Trifle Bowl
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Bowls Bowls
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Prepare HERSHEY'S Red Velvet Cake; cool completely. Crumble one half of cake into pieces. Wrap remaining cake for another use.


Prepare cheesecake pudding according to package directions; refrigerate until ready to assemble trifle. Remove wrappers from milk chocolates and candy cane mint candies; set aside.


Stir chocolate chips into pudding. Place 1-3/4 cups cookie crumbs in bottom of 8-inch trifle bowl with 5-inch sides. Layer with about 1/2 of cake crumbles and 1-2/3 cup pudding. Place 26 milk chocolate pieces around side of bowl with bottoms against side of bowl. Top with 1 cup whipped cream. Repeat layering cookies, cake and pudding, ending with whipped cream. Garnish trifle by alternating milk chocolates and candy cane mint candies along edge of bowl. Cover; refrigerate leftovers.

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