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Strawberry Angel Dessert Recipe
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Strawberry Angel Dessert Recipe

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Back when we lived on our farm, I made this recipe often during corn-shelling time. The corn shellers were good eaters, and filling those men up sure kept me busy! This light, cool dessert was always a tremendous way to top off a big hot meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 5 cups angel food cake cubes
  • Fresh strawberries, optional
  • Fresh mint, optional


  1. In a saucepan, combine gelatin and cold water; let stand for 5 minutes to soften. Heat and stir over low heat just until gelatin dissolves. Remove from the heat; add sugar. Stir until dissolved. Stir in undrained strawberries. Chill until partially thickened.
  2. Fold in whipped topping. Place cake cubes in a large bowl; pour strawberry mixture over cake and gently stir. Pour into an ungreased 8-in. square dish. Chill until firm. Garnish with fresh strawberries and mint if desired. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Angel Dessert in Reminisce July/August 1993, p49

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2015

"This was good, but kind of dry."

Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"I love this recipe is amazing! I love how it is so quick and easy and since my kid is a hard pleaser and since it is so hot in Texas, I completely love how its a yummy, cool dessert that my child loves. Its super easy and I don't have to get so confused with all these ingredients. In my opinion, there are barley any ingredients and its so simple1 I love it!"

Reviewed Jun. 26, 2014

"This recipe is awesome"

Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"Refreshing for a post summer dinner. Super easy to make too. Any frozen berries will work."

Reviewed Nov. 26, 2011

"Very good. Simple to make. Love the chunks of berries, I added more strawberries to the mix."

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