Spiced Pumpkin & Caramel Trifle

Layers of spiced pumpkin mousse, whipped cream, crushed gingersnap cookies, and caramel.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


Pumpkin Mousse

  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Whipped Cream

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Remaining ingredients

  • 1/2 pkg gingersnap cookies
  • 1/2 cup caramel topping


  1. Place gingersnap cookies in a food processor. Pulse until a crumb-like mixture. Combine ingredients for pumpkin mousse in a large mixing bowl. Beat until fluffy. Set aside. Beat heavy cream, vanilla, and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Layer ingredients, starting with crumbs into tall dessert glasses. After crumbs, add in a scoop of whipped cream, then drizzle in about a Tablespoon of caramel. Top with pumpkin mousse. Repeat layer-ending with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Serve with a whole gingersnap.