Pina Colada Trifle
1 box yellow cake mix
1 brick of softened cream cheese (250 grams)
1 can pineapple tidbits (14 oz.)
1 pkg dream whip powder or ( 2 cups whip cream)
1 cup coconut (sweetened shredded)
Mix yellow cake mix as directed and add 2 tsps. of rum extract to mix. Bake according to box directions. Allow cake to cool.
In a bowl mix the cream cheese until soft and add pineapple. Put aside.
In a new bowl, mix dream whip according to pkg directions until fluffy. Or you may substitute dream whip for any 2 cups of whip cream. Fold in coconut.
Cut the cake in small squares.
In your trifle bowl make a layer of cake squares and then top with 2/3 of the cream cheese mixture. Add another layer of cake and top with 2/3 of the whip cream mixture. Add another layer of cake and top with the remaining cream cheese and whip cream mixtures.
Finish the trifle off with designs or topping of your choice. Cake pieces, pineapples etc.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
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