November 29, 2010

"BROWN DERBY BOWL"


1 chocolate cake (13x9") baked or bought
2 (12 oz.) Cool Whip
4 pkgs. Jell-O chocolate mousse or any flavor pudding, prepared according to directions
4 bananas, sliced
1 pt. strawberries, hulled & sliced
1 lg. can sliced peaches, drained
1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips 


Any other fruit may be added or substituted such as pineapple, pears, cherries, fruit cocktail or even cherry pie filling for a black forest cake effect.For all chocolate effect, use chocolate mousse or pudding, omit fruit and fudge topping may be added between layers or on top.
Use a very large bowl. Crumble half of cake into bowl, top with half the chocolate mousse, half the chocolate chips, half the fruit and then half the Cool Whip.
Repeat with second half of each ingredient.
Top with a few berries, reserve 1/2 cup cake crumbs or chocolate chips/shaved chocolate for garnish.
Refrigerate about 2 hours prior to serving; even better done the day before.

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