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Strawberry Angel Dessert Recipe

Strawberry Angel Dessert Recipe

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 YIELD: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.

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puzzlemad User ID: 3329799 225035
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2015

"This was good, but kind of dry."

KatiaC User ID: 8321774 224275
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!"

deeannwayman User ID: 7596537 16326
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2014

"This recipe is awesome"

kmarqui User ID: 3651843 41085
Reviewed May. 27, 2013

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

montana20 User ID: 4997776 70651
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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