Strawberry Angel Food

Recipe of Strawberry Angel Food

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This dessert, dear readers, holds a special place in my heart. Last summer, while visiting my grandmother in the countryside, we stumbled upon a quaint little farmer’s market bursting with the freshest, most vibrant strawberries you could imagine. Inspired by our find, we decided to put a twist on her classic angel food cake recipe. With laughter filling the kitchen, we experimented with different layers and textures until we crafted what I bring to you today: a sublime Strawberry Angel Food Dessert that’s as easy to make as it is to love.

I’ve tinkered with this recipe a bit since then, adding a touch of personal flair with a richer, creamier layer of cream cheese whipped to perfection, and a hint of extra sweetness to balance the tangy strawberries. It’s a foolproof crowd-pleaser that not only looks spectacular but is also a breeze to put together—no baking required, just some simple assembly and a bit of patience while it chills, melding all those wonderful flavors together in the refrigerator.

So, whether you’re looking to impress at your next social event or just making a sweet treat to enjoy at home, this Strawberry Angel Food Dessert promises to transport you to moments of joy with every single bite. Now, let’s move on to see how you can create this blissful dessert that might just become your new favorite go-to recipe for every occasion.

How to Make Strawberry Angel Food Dessert

We will need:

  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (10 inch) angel food cake
  • 1 (18 ounce) jar strawberry glaze
  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Instructions:

Begin by preparing your ingredients.

In a large dish, break the angel food cake into small, bite-sized pieces and arrange them at the bottom.

In a separate bowl, whip the cream cheese and sugar together until they are light and fluffy.

Gently fold in the thawed whipped topping.

Press the cake pieces down in the dish to create a solid base, then evenly spread the cream cheese mixture on top.

Toss the sliced strawberries with the strawberry glaze until well coated.

Spread this mixture over the cream cheese layer.

Refrigerate the dessert before serving to allow it to set.

FAQs:

1. How long should the Strawberry Angel Food Dessert be chilled before serving?

To ensure the flavors meld beautifully, the dessert should be chilled for at least 2 hours before serving. However, chilling it overnight can further enhance the texture and taste, making the layers more cohesive.

2. Can I use fresh whipped cream instead of frozen whipped topping for this recipe?

Absolutely! Fresh whipped cream can be a delightful substitute for frozen whipped topping in this dessert. Simply whip 2 cups of heavy cream with 1/4 cup of sugar until stiff peaks form. This swap adds a richer texture and a fresher taste to the dessert.

3. What are some variations for the strawberry glaze in this dessert?

If you prefer a less sweet or more natural option, you can make a homemade strawberry glaze using pureed strawberries, a bit of sugar, and cornstarch to thicken. This alternative brings a fresh burst of strawberry flavor and reduces the overall sweetness of the dessert.

4. How can I store leftovers of the Strawberry Angel Food Dessert?

Leftover dessert can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Ensure it’s covered with plastic wrap or in an airtight container to maintain its freshness and prevent it from absorbing other flavors in the fridge.

5. Is it possible to prepare this dessert using a sugar substitute?

Yes, you can prepare this dessert using a sugar substitute suitable for baking, such as stevia or sucralose. These substitutes can replace white sugar in a 1:1 ratio or according to the substitution guidelines on the packaging. This modification can help cater to dietary preferences or restrictions.

Recipe of Strawberry Angel Food

Strawberry Angel Food Dessert

Whip up the perfect summer dessert! Learn how to make this simple, no-bake Strawberry Angel Food Dessert with our step-by-step guide.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 quart fresh strawberries sliced
  • 1 10 inch angel food cake
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 8 ounce container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 18 ounce jar strawberry glaze

Instructions
 

  • Begin by assembling all the required ingredients.
  • Break the angel food cake into small, bite-size pieces and distribute them evenly in a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • In a separate bowl, blend the cream cheese and sugar until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Then, gently fold in the whipped topping.
  • Compress the crumbled cake at the bottom of the dish to create a firm base. Smooth the cream cheese mixture over this layer.
  • Toss the sliced strawberries with the strawberry glaze until they're well coated. Spread this mixture over the cream cheese layer.
  • Refrigerate the dessert before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
Keyword strawberry

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