Faithfully Gluten Free
Creating Delicious Gluten Free Recipes since 2008.
• friX • says
June 2, 2009 at 1:14 pm
This dessert looks incredibly delicious !
June 2, 2009 at 3:00 pm
If only this was also calorie free it would be perfect!I will put it in the dream folder for when I need a chocolate fix. Yum.
betty r says
June 2, 2009 at 4:38 pm
Your photos are amazing Jeanine..what kind of a camera do you have? I am not the greatest fan of chocolate but you present it so well that I think I would love a dish of that trifle!! And no problems around here..lots of chocolate lovers in my family!
June 2, 2009 at 5:48 pm
It was VERY delicious. 🙂
Katy, you don't want to be making this every weekend. But, it is great to serve a crowd!
Betty, thank you so much for the compliments. 🙂 I actually use a simple point & shoot, a Canon PowerShot A560 (few years old already). I've been playing around with my manual settings & light boxes lately, seems to make a difference (always use your Macro setting, it works great!).
June 2, 2009 at 8:53 pm
Yes I always use my Macro setting and I know lighting is very important..I have a Samsung NV10 and it has 10.1 pixels.
June 3, 2009 at 12:55 am
I'm going to completely cheat on this one, I think … use Pamela's Chocolate Cake Mix, Instant Pudding & Cool Whip 🙂
I like taking the easy way out sometimes!
June 4, 2009 at 9:00 am
Divine! Yes, I wouldn't guess it was gluten free, I'm loving the texture of that chocolatey cake!
June 6, 2009 at 8:34 am
Betty, lighting seems to be the key thing too. PLus, I set my camera to take a number of pics when I push the button, so I'm sure to get something nice & clear. Oh, and no zooming either, just get in real close!
Karen, those sound like WONDERFUL shortcuts! 🙂
Sophie, I was hoping you would be able to see the texture of that cake. It was FANTASTIC! 🙂 Moist, not crumbly, and beautifully chocolaty. 🙂
June 6, 2009 at 10:20 am
It's always wonderful to find a GF chocolate cake recipe. Another one to put in my recipe box. 🙂 Maybe birthday cake. Hmmmm…..
Clumbsy Cookie says
June 6, 2009 at 11:29 am
You can never go wrong with chocolate + more chocolate! I miss eating a triffle!
June 7, 2009 at 3:48 pm
Jen, this cake is so easy to do, it's WAY better than any box mix you can buy. And PERFECT for a birthday cake! 🙂
Trifle is GOOD! I agree. 🙂
June 9, 2009 at 10:38 am
ooooh i think i need some of that trifle! yum
January 9, 2010 at 5:37 pm
This looks so delicious. If I opt to leave out the coffee, do I need to sub any extra liquid?
Also, would it change the consistency of the pudding drastically if I used 1 or 2% milk rather than skim, do you think?
January 9, 2010 at 6:47 pm
It IS delicious! :)If you omit the coffee, I'd replace it with either more buttermilk or water. The coffee just adds a little flavour. And in place of the skim milk, any other milk would work great. I always use 1%, because that's what we have in the house. Let me know how it turns out!
January 9, 2010 at 9:44 pm
Great! Thanks, Jeanine. I'm excited to try it in the next couple days. I'll let ya know how it goes.
January 11, 2010 at 4:03 pm
Cake=wonderful and came out perfectly (though I ended up having a lot leftover, but hey-extra cake! yum!)Whipped cream=wonderful (hard to screw that up and it's strangely therapeutic to make at home rather than buy in a can haha)Pudding=delicious (though it got a skin on it which is most likely from me failing at following directions.)
I haven't tried the finished product yet as I just made up 6 little 8oz glasses of the stuff and put it in the fridge (easier to not be tempted to eat the whole bowl…and we didn't have a bowl that wasn't already in use-that's college for you) but I gotta imagine with all the delicious factors it can't be bad!
Thanks for posting the recipe!
January 15, 2010 at 11:33 am
Sarar, you won't be disappointed! If all the separate components are good, the combination will be GREAT!! 🙂
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