Angel Strawberry Dessert Recipe
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Angel Strawberry Dessert Recipe

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This is a wonderful dessert for spring and summer, when fresh strawberries are readily available. Every time I make this pretty dessert, someone asks for the recipe. —Theresa Mathis, Tucker, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 pounds fresh strawberries, hulled, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces), cut into 1-inch cubes

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 344 calories, 11g fat (8g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 202mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein


  1. For glaze, in a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and gelatin. Add water and stir until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture begins to boil. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until thickened. Remove from the heat; cool completely. Cut half of the strawberries into quarters; fold into glaze.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in milk until blended. Fold in whipped topping.
  3. In a 4-qt. clear glass bowl, layer half of the cake cubes, glaze and cream mixture. Repeat layers. Cut remaining strawberries in half and arrange over the top. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Angel Dessert in Country Extra May 2006, p49

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Reviewed May. 14, 2016

"My family loved this. Will make it again, very good."

Reviewed Jun. 2, 2015

"Very easy to make and delicious! Unfortunately only 2 of us to eat it when I read serves 16!

Does someone know if I can freeze it?"

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2015

"I give this 5 stars for being relatively easy to prepare and tasting so delightfully good...I took two bowls of this to a church function and they were wiped clean. very closely resembles strawberry shortcake, how can you possibly go wrong with that...Definitely a keeper!"

Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

"This was very good. I will definitely be making it again."

Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"this is a must try... soooo gooood"

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