Graveyard trifle Graveyard trifle

This delicious chocolate & berry trifle is a wicked addition to your Halloween festivities.


Serves 10–12


20 mins, plus 1 hr setting time



  • 85g packet port wine jelly
  • 500g frozen mixed berries
  • 600g chocolate mud cake
  • 1.2kg chocolate custard
  • Kagi Swiss Chocolate Wafers 500g Item 133518, 150g crushed, plus extra to decorate
  • 350g fresh strawberries, ends trimmed and halved
  • White writing icing, to decorate


Make the jelly according to packet instructions. Add the berries to the bottom of a 3L trifle bowl and pour over the jelly. Leave in the fridge for an hour to set.
Once the jelly has set, cut the mud cake into 3–4cm pieces and arrange over the top. Add a layer of fresh strawberries and pour over the custard, smoothing over with the back of a spoon.
Spread over the crushed wafers and decorate with extra wafers and writing icing to make tombstones. Serve cold.

Originally published in The Costco Connection, Sep/Oct 2022. Pick up the latest copy at your local warehouse or read it online.