Heavenly Cherry Angel Food Trifle
Cherries are a major crop in New York. Each year, a cherry recipe is conducted to celebrate George Washington's birthday-and I won with this recipe!
8-10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 5 cups angel food cake cubes
- 1/4 cup cherry liqueur, optional
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 8 ounces frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed, divided
- 1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans
- 1 can (21 ounces) cherry filling or topping
- Place cake cubes in large bowl. Sprinkle with liqueur if desired; let
- stand 30 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and
- cream cheese; beat until blended. Reserve 2 tablespoons whipped
- topping; fold remaining topping into cheese mixture. Stir topping
- mixture and pecans into cake cubes; mix well. Spoon cake mixture
- into a pretty glass or crystal bowl. Spread cherry filling evenly
- over top. Or, if desired, layer one-half cake mixture and cherry
- filling; repeat layers.) Cover; refrigerate at least 3 hours.
- Garnish servings with reserved topping. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 306 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium,