Miniature Gingerbread Trifles

Miniature Gingerbread Trifles

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total: 55 min
  • Serving: Makes 15 mini trifles

A traditional sweet treat at the holidays, Miniature Gingerbread Trifles will delight your guests at your next holiday gathering.


  • 2 cups vanilla pudding
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter at medium speed with an electric mixer; gradually add sugar until blended; add egg and molasses and mix well.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and spices in a separate bowl and stir until mixed. Slowly add dry ingredients to batter, mixing well. Pour batter into lightly floured 13x9-inch pan.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until wooden toothpick comes out clean. Let cool and cut into 1-inch squares. Alternate squares of gingerbread with layers of vanilla pudding in mini trifle bowls. End with pudding and top with a dash of cinnamon.

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