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Brownie trifle in a large trifle bowl.
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Brownie Trifle

This brownie trifle is a simple yet decadent dessert that is perfect for the holidays. Wow the crowd with its layers of rich chocolate brownies, blended chia mousse, and homemade whipped cream. Watch how I make it on the video above!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Rest Time: 4 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brownie Trifle, Brownie Trifle Rcipe
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 480kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan



  • 2 simple mills brownie mix
  • 1 cup coconut oil, butter or ghee melted
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 4 eggs

Chocolate Chia Pudding Mousse

  • 3 cup milk any milk, including dairy-milk, cashew milk, almond milk or coconut milk will work
  • 3/4 cup chia seeds
  • 6 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 teaspoon vanilla extract

Coconut Whipped Cream

  • 4 13.5 ounce cans full-fat coconut milk chilled 24-48 hours
  • 4 tablespoon maple syrup, honey or other sweetener
  • 4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • chocolate shavings


Chocolate Chia Pudding Mousse

  • Add all of the ingredients to a high-powered blender.
  • Blend on high for a minute, or until the pudding is creamy.
  • Transfer the pudding to a bowl, cover and chill at least 4 hours.

Coconut Whipped Cream

  • Place your can of coconut milk in the refrigerator for 1-2 days before making this whipped cream.
  • Chill your mixing bowl for 30 minutes, then open your can of coconut milk and scoop out the hardened coconut cream. Pour the coconut water into a separate storage container and use that in a future smoothie recipe.
  • Using a hand mixer, fluff up the coconut cream for one minute. Then add any sweetener and vanilla extract and mix for an additional minute.


  • Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and grease two 8x8-inch or 9x9-inch square baking pans.
  • Mix the coconut oil or butter and water together in a large bowl.
  • Whisk in the eggs and then add the baking mix. Stir until it's combined.
  • Spread the mixture evenly into the greased pans and smooth it out on top.
  • Bake the brownies for 20-25 minutes and let them cool completely.

Layering The Trifle

  • Cut the brownies into 1" squares and create a double layer at the bottom of the container. Make sure to create a dense layer, with each cube sitting tightly next to each other.
  • Add 1/2 of the chocolate chia pudding and spread evenly into one layer.
  • Add 1/2 of the coconut whipped cream and spread evenly into the middle layer. If you're just doing a big dollop of cream on top, you can add more coconut cream to the middle layer.
  • Repeat the brownie and chocolate chia pudding layers.
  • Add the remaining coconut whipped cream into a large dollop on top of the chocolate chia pudding.
  • Garnish with chocolate shavings and serve!



Calories: 480kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 125mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 381IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 6mg