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Eggnog Gingerbread Trifle Recipe

All my favorite holiday flavors, come together to create an amazing dessert. This Eggnog Gingerbread Trifle needs to be at every holiday party.
Prep Time8 hours
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time8 hours 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggnog, Eggnog Gingerbread trifle, eggnog trifle, gingerbread, Holiday Dessert, Trifle
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 267kcal


  • 1 (14.5 ounce) box  spice cake mix
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 (5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding
  • 3 cups eggnog
  • 2 cups cool whip thawed
  • craisins
  • gingersnap cookies (optional)


  • Add molasses and nutmeg to the spice cake mix, and then prepare and bake the cake as directed for a 9x13-inch pan. Let it cool completely.
  • Pour the pudding mix in a large bowl, and whisk in the 3 cups of eggnog until it is completely incorporated (about 2 minutes). Refrigerate until you are ready to assemble the trifle.
  • Crumble or layer the chunks of 1/2 the cake into the bottom of the bowl. Cover with 1/2 of the pudding mixture, and 1 cup of cool whip. Repeat. Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.
  • When you are ready to serve, top with gingersnaps and craisins.


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 154IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 2mg