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Death By Chocolate


From Mom's recipe card (from Nan I think)

Make a day ahead of time. Fits 3 1/2 quart trifle bowl, use 2 boxes of mousse for each mousse layer.

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  • 1 box chocolate cake mix (plain- not with pudding in mix)
  • 1 cup Kahlua
  • 2 boxes jello mousse mix (3.5 oz size)
  • 10 Skor candy bars
  • 8 oz Cool Whip or regular whipping cream



Step 1

Bake cake as directed in a 9 x 13 pan. Cool completely. Poke holes in cake when cool and pour 1 cup Kahlua over it.

Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight.

Cut cake in half. In large bowl, break up 1/2 the cake and add 4 chopped up Skor bars. Mix well and pack into trifle bowl.

Make 1 box mousse as directed on package and pour over cake. Chill 10 minutes to set. Cover with layer of Cool Whip approximately 1/2 inch thick. Chill while breaking up remaining cake and Skor bars.

Add remaining cake to trifle bowl.

Make 2nd box mousse; pour over cake. Chill 10 minutes. Add Cool Whip on top.

Sprinkle with 2 broken Skor bars or chocolate shavings. Chill until served.


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