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My greatest weakness is anything that ends in "pudding." Bread pudding, banana pudding, chocolate pudding... double points if it comes in a mason jar, as does Sarabeth's, and, pictured above, this trifle from Kitchenette ($6) in Tribeca. Here, big chunks of chocolate cake are layered with cool gobs of thick, creamy chocolate pudding. Unfortunately, it was all more sugary than chocolatey, though the freshly whipped cream helped tame the sweetness. Overall verdict? Sugar Sweet Sunshine's chocolate trifle still ranks highest on my bakery-to-go list of puddings.