Layered Dessert

30 Delicious Layered Dessert Recipes

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Are you looking for a visually appealing dessert that tastes just as delicious as it looks? If that is the case, then I highly suggest you try your hands at layered desserts! Layered desserts are visually stunning, with layers upon layers of rich tastes. Even better, you may make these for gatherings or make single-serving desserts out of them.

Layered Dessert

With that in mind, I have here 30 delicious and absolutely beautiful layered dessert recipes you can easily make! 

30. Best Layered Cherry Bundt Cake Recipe

This Cherry Bundt Cake is a light and delicious layered dessert cake, full of flavor and topped with a sweet and tasty cream glaze. A great Cherry Bundt Cake any time of the year, whether served at a summer potluck or holiday party.

With the light flavor, this cherry cake is super versatile. It works great as a refreshing potluck dessert during the summer days, but it’s also excellent during the holiday season. The red cherries give it a cheerful and festive look. This is one cherry bundt cake recipe you will want to make.

29. Layered Christmas Jello Cups (Sugar-Free & Keto-Friendly Options)

Layered Christmas Jello cups are fun, festive and easy to make for holiday parties! This layered Jello recipe is made with strawberry and lime gelatin for a delicious flavor combination in the perfect colors for Christmas!

This recipe has been in my family for years. My parents made it every Christmas. They use to make.  it always in a 9×13 pan and cut it into squares. Then they mix it with yogurt. It was so delicious that my brother and I eat it in a second|Putting it in individual containers is fun too. It’s not only a fun jello salad it’s also a festive decoration for the table.

These Christmas Jell-O Cups are so incredibly simple to make for your Christmas parties and get-togethers. Two boxes of Jell-O and some whipped topping is all that is needed. Super inexpensive and great for feeding a crowd.

28. Low Carb Layered Keto Chessecake Jars

These delicious no-bake cheesecakes layered in jars and topped with fresh strawberries are so quick and easy to prepare and they also are healthy… they are low carb, keto friendly and sugar-free.

Honestly, I think that maybe I and my oldest son might be obsessed with cheesecakes.

If you are looking for the perfect dessert for a picnic or party summer in the backyard with your friends or family, you are in the right place. Your guests will definitely feel special when you hand them their own dessert jar!

27. Layered Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Are you interested in mastering the art of creating an Exquisite Homemade Layered Vanilla Ice Cream, reminiscent of the market-style? If the answer is affirmative, then this article is a must-read for you.

This guide will provide you with a simple, step-by-step procedure to whip up the most scrumptious Layered Vanilla Ice cream in your own kitchen, eliminating any potential errors or complications.

Without further delay, let’s dive straight into this Layered Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe.

26. Layered Pistachio Pudding Dessert

Chilled, smooth, and brimming with the unique flavor of pistachios, this Layered Pistachio Pudding Dessert is as visually appealing as it is tasty! It’s a straightforward sweet dish that will surely be a recurring request from your loved ones. Perhaps it’s the fatigue of the past few years taking its toll, but recently, I find myself gravitating towards desserts that are simple to assemble yet still make a grand impression.

25. Cuatro Leche Layered Graham Cracker Cake with Strawberries

Experience pure indulgence with this Cuatro Leche layered graham cracker cake. Made with four types of milk, it’s a creamy delight. Topped with fresh strawberries, it’s the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. Dive into layers of moist graham crackers soaked in a luscious milk mixture, creating a heavenly dessert that will impress your taste buds. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply craving a decadent treat, this dessert is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe and delight in every bite!

24. Caramel Peanut Fantasy

Overflowing with peanuts and soaked in caramel, this pre-prepared delight is a dessert fantasy brought to life for your guests. Comprising of an effortless cookie base and delectable layers reminiscent of a candy bar, it’s a breeze to assemble—and vanishes just as swiftly!

23. Two-Layered Coconut Cake

You’re in for a treat with this outstanding recipe for a Duo-layer Coconut Delight! Light, airy, and brimming with taste, this cake suits any event perfectly. Whether you’re on a hunt for a perfect birthday cake or just yearning for a scrumptious treat to share with your loved ones, this coconut delight recipe is bound to meet your cravings.

22. Layered Banana Pudding

This stacked banana custard recipe is a timeless delicacy originating from the Southern part of the country that never fails to captivate the crowd! Its texture is creamy, the banana essence is prominent, and the preparation time is merely a few minutes! There’s a distinctive appeal to stacked banana custard. Perhaps it’s the heavenly whipped garnish, or maybe the silky, rich pudding stratum; or it could be the Nilla cookies, which morph into an irresistibly soft texture upon contact with the custard.

Whatever the reason, it’s an enduringly beloved dessert!

Whether your objective is to dazzle your guests with a visually stunning dessert or you’re in need of a dessert recipe that’s straightforward enough to whip up for a casual family dinner during the week, stacked banana custard fits the bill perfectly!

21. No-bake Oreo Dessert

This effortless No-bake Oreo Treat is packed with delightful layers: an Oreo base, followed by a velvety cream cheese layer, a stratum of chocolate pudding, and finally crowned with airy whipped cream and Oreo sprinkles. It’s assembled rapidly and vanishes just as swiftly from the serving dish!

20. No-Bake Layered Raspberry Cheesecake

The delectable Layered Raspberry Cheesecake, requiring no baking, is a rich, creamy, and fruity indulgence that keeps you craving more. This handcrafted delight consists of a sweet graham cracker base enriched with butter, layered with ripe, succulent raspberries ensconced within decadent, smooth cheesecake layers. This straightforward, no-bake delicacy is something you can prepare to dazzle everyone who’s lucky enough to have a serving.

19. Layered Brownie Pudding Dessert Recipe

This indulgent, layered brownie pudding dessert, with its luscious richness and melt-in-your-mouth chocolatey goodness, always delivers a hit of delight! It’s the epitome of effortless yet sumptuous brownie desserts.

This decadent layered brownie pudding dessert might just be the ultimate in non-cake chocolate dessert creations that I’ve ever put together.

If you’re searching for a delectable boxed brownies recipe to whip up for your upcoming gathering or party, look no further. This treat is certain to vanish even before the event wraps up.

Brownies hold a special place in my heart, primarily due to their flexibility when it comes to flavor and texture variations. Plus, who can resist a good brownie, right?

If you’re wondering what I’m talking about, take a quick tour of the diverse array of brownie varieties that we’ve cooked up!

18. Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle is a stacked sweet treat composed of fresh strawberries, velvety cheesecake filling, and light angel food cake. For a more classic shortcake, you might want to check out my Strawberry Shortcake Recipe.

A classic trifle originates from England and is a dessert that comprises layers of cake, custard, fruit, and whipped cream. This rendition of the strawberry shortcake trifle fits right into that category. It is an ideal indulgence for the summer season. If you have some spare time, you could even craft your own homemade angel food cake. For another dessert that’s bursting with the signature flavors of strawberry shortcake, do try my Sheet Pan Strawberry Shortcake recipe.

17. Mini Tiramisu Trifles – Layered Dessert Recipe

These exquisite Tiramisu Trifles feature layers of soft ladyfinger cookies, soaked in a rich espresso, paired with a dreamy mascarpone cream! The finishing touches come in the form of a twist of Kahlua-infused whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder.

Tiramisu holds a special place among my most beloved Italian sweets, and I’ve recently found a novel way to relish it – as a mini trifle! These delights are a breeze to whip up and even more effortless to devour (with generously filled spoons). The only challenge lies in limiting yourself to a single trifle. The delectable mascarpone cream and the espresso-drenched ladyfingers that dissolve on your tongue are so heavenly that these no-bake delights wouldn’t require any further garnish! However, the Kahlua-enhanced whipped cream and the cocoa powder only serve to amplify the opulence. You can skip the alcohol infusion in your whipped cream if you prefer, but for me, it was a temptation I couldn’t ignore!

16. Layered Chocolate Pudding Dessert

This enticing Layered Chocolate Pudding Dessert starts with a delightful sweet biscuit base, followed by tiers of velvety whipped cream cheese, rich chocolate pudding, and a crown of fluffy whipped topping! It’s a straightforward and delightful dessert recipe that will win everyone over!

My good buddy Emily and her charming little boy Luke recently joined me to whip up one of their family’s treasured desserts. We managed to turn this into a dual-purpose gathering – the little ones had their own fun time! Or should I phrase it as them crashing our culinary party?! The fragrance of sugar was too much to resist, and they were hooked!

I’m really grateful Emily brought this fantastic dessert into my kitchen and allowed me to share it with you! It’s a quintessential Layered Chocolate Pudding Dessert that her family fondly dubs as the “3 Little Pigs”. This quirky moniker comes from her Aunt, who concocts this delicious creation, boasting three children of her own. She claims that this treat keeps her trio of ‘little pigs’ satisfied for two days. A cute name, isn’t it? I’m surprised that it actually survives two days in her home, considering it barely lasted that long here! It was so irresistible! The creamy, chocolatey, and overly sweet nature of this dessert was a delight! The cherry on top is its ease of preparation!

15. Easy Lemon Trifle Dessert Recipe

This Lemon Trifle recipe is sweet, tart, light, and wonderful. Layers of homemade angel food cake, lemon curd, pudding, blueberries, shortbread cookies, and whipped cream result in a stunning presentation, but it’s so easy to make! Perfect dessert for a Sunday brunch, Easter, or any holiday!

Check it here.

14. Death By Chocolate Trifle

This Death By Chocolate Trifle recipe is rich, decadent, and crazy delicious. Layers of chocolate cake, fudge sauce, pudding, whipped cream, and Oreo cookies result in a stunning presentation, but it’s so easy to make! Perfect dessert for a crowd or holiday!

Check it here.

13. Fudge Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars – Luscious Ladyfingers Cream Cake

Deliciously thick and chewy cookie bars stuffed with chocolate chips and a creamy chocolate fudge centre. These bars take cookies to a whole new level!

Check it here.

12. Caramel Crunch Bars

A deliciously thick and crunchy layer of Rice Krispies loaded chocolate topped with a generous layer of caramel, and a smooth and creamy layer of chocolate. These no-bake bars are ABSOLUTELY irresistible!

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11. Dreamy Coconut and Pineapple Dessert

Layers of creamy smooth homemade coconut pudding, pineapple on a bed of pineapple-infused lady’s fingers & covered with a dreamy whipped cream topping. See more Coconut Dessert Recipes and tropical pineapple dessert recipes.

Check it here.

10. Nutter Butter & Jelly Cookie Bars

Nutter Butter bars are an amazing cookie for any peanut butter and jelly lover. This easy recipe is the ultimate PB&J cookie bar with a Nutter Butter base, a sweet strawberry preserves layer and a crumbled topping. These cookies with the jelly in the middle are pretty, yummy, and sure to be a kid’s favorite (adults too!)

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9. Grandma’s Chocolate Lasagna

My Grandma’s chocolate lasagna is a near no-bake dessert that is also very simple to make. This tried and true is rich, creamy and chocolatey too!

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8. Strawberry Pretzel Salad Dessert

Classic Strawberry pretzel salad dessert is a childhood favorite and easy to make. It’s crunchy, sweet, savory, full of flavor, and makes a great drop-off treat or everyday dessert.

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7. Peanut Butter Lasagna with Luscious Layers of Chocolate

Peanut butter lasagna is a creamy layered dessert: Oreo cookie crust, topped with peanut butter pudding, chocolate pudding, topped with whipping cream. This version is made in an 8″ square pan for a smaller serving. Every bite is so creamy and luscious!

Check it here.

6. Blueberry Delight Recipe

This blueberry delight recipe is a delicious dessert that goes by many names- “Blueberry YumYum”, “Blueberry Dream” or even “Blueberry Bliss”. Whatever you call it, you will be wanting to share this layered dessert recipe with all your friends.

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5. Layered Chocolate Mint Bars

By now, you know I have a sweet tooth. I’m constantly making and eating treats. Most of the treats I make, though, are on a whim. It’s like we’re invited to dinner at a friends’ last minute and I have a solid 90 minutes to whip up something to bring with us. These layered chocolate mint bars are one of those treats.

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4. Lemon Cranberry Bars

During the holidays, I love to try new recipes and make twists on familiar favorites! Lemon Cranberry Bars are refreshing and bright with sassy and sweet tones. They are wonderfully refreshing after a big meal and so festive with layers of yellow and red.

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3. Black Tie Mousse Cake

If you LOVE Olive Garden’s Black Tie Mousse Cake as much as I do surely you want to make it at home! This copycat recipe tastes just like the real thing!

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2. Cranberry Pecan Dessert Bars

Cranberry Pecan Dessert Bars is a layered dessert bar recipe perfect for a last minute holiday dessert.

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1. Chocolate Wafer Icebox Cake

This Chocolate Wafer Icebox Cake has a gorgeous presentation, and always a crowd pleaser!

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 Delicious Layered Dessert Recipes

Layered Dessert

30 Best Layered Dessert Recipes

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these 30 delicious layered dessert recipes. Discover irresistible treats for every occasion: trifle, pudding, tiramisu, lasagna etc.


  • Easy Lemon Trifle Dessert Recipe
  • Death By Chocolate Trifle
  • Fudge Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
  • Caramel Crunch Bars


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