Cherry Cream Angel Cake Recipe - A Delicious Dessert for Any Occasion

Cherry Cream Angel Cake

Cherry Cream Angel Cake Recipe - A Delicious Dessert for Any Occasion
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 12


Cherry Cream Angel Cake
Cherry Cream Angel Cake

Cherry Cream Angel Cake is a delightful and light dessert that is perfect for any occasion. This recipe combines the airy texture of angel food cake with the creamy sweetness of condensed milk and whipped cream, topped with a burst of cherry flavor from the pie filling.


Angel food cake has been a popular dessert in the United States since the 19th century. It is believed to have originated in the Midwest, where it was a favorite at church socials and picnics. The addition of condensed milk and pudding mix to create a creamy filling adds a modern twist to this classic dessert.


How to prepare

  1. Cut the cake into slices that are 0.25 inches thick. Arrange half of the slices on the bottom of a baking dish measuring 9x13 inches.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the condensed milk, water, and extract. Mix well. Add the pudding mix and beat until well combined. Chill for 5 minutes. Fold in the whipped cream.
  3. Spread half of the cream mixture over the cake slices. Top evenly with one can of pie filling. Add the remaining cake slices, cream mixture, and the other can of pie filling. Chill until set.
  4. Cut into squares and serve. Refrigerate any leftovers. Enjoy!


  • You may use other flavors of pie filling.
  • Try using different flavors of pie filling, such as blueberry or peach, for a unique twist on this recipe.
  • For a lighter version, use sugar-free pudding mix and light whipped cream.

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Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to chill the cream mixture for at least 5 minutes before folding in the whipped cream. This will help the filling set properly.

- Use a serrated knife to easily slice the angel food cake into thin, even slices.

- For a more decadent version, try adding a layer of chocolate shavings or toasted nuts between the cake slices and cream mixture.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Cherry Cream Angel Cake with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of almond slices for an extra touch of elegance.

Cooking Techniques

The key to success with this recipe is to properly chill the cream mixture before assembling the cake. This will ensure that the filling sets properly and holds its shape when sliced.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have angel food cake on hand, you can use sponge cake or pound cake as a substitute. You can also use vanilla extract instead of almond extract for a different flavor profile.

Make Ahead Tips

Cherry Cream Angel Cake can be made up to 24 hours in advance and stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve. This makes it a great option for entertaining or potlucks.

Presentation Ideas

For a beautiful presentation, garnish each slice of Cherry Cream Angel Cake with a fresh cherry or a sprig of mint. Serve on a decorative platter for an elegant touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Cherry Cream Angel Cake pairs well with a glass of sparkling wine or a cup of hot tea. The light and airy texture of the cake complements the effervescence of the wine or the warmth of the tea.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers of Cherry Cream Angel Cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply let the cake come to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Cherry Cream Angel Cake contains approximately 250 calories.


Each serving of Cherry Cream Angel Cake contains approximately 45 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Cherry Cream Angel Cake contains approximately 10 grams of fat.


Each serving of Cherry Cream Angel Cake contains approximately 3 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Cherry Cream Angel Cake is a good source of calcium, vitamin A, and iron.


This recipe contains dairy and wheat allergens.


Cherry Cream Angel Cake is a delicious dessert that is relatively low in calories and fat, making it a guilt-free treat for any occasion.


Cherry Cream Angel Cake is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is sure to impress your guests. With its light and airy texture, creamy filling, and burst of cherry flavor, this dessert is perfect for any occasion. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was drawn to it like a moth to a flame. It was a warm summer day, and I was flipping through an old cookbook that had been passed down through generations in our family. As I turned the pages, a picture of a Cherry Cream Angel Cake caught my eye. The vibrant red cherries nestled in a fluffy cloud of angel food cake and whipped cream looked absolutely divine.

I knew right then and there that I had to learn how to make this exquisite dessert. I studied the recipe carefully, taking note of each ingredient and step involved in creating this masterpiece. I could already envision the look of delight on my family's faces as they took their first bite of this heavenly creation.

The next day, I set out to gather all the necessary ingredients to make the Cherry Cream Angel Cake. I carefully measured out the flour, sugar, and egg whites, following the recipe to a tee. As the cake baked in the oven, the sweet scent of vanilla and cherries filled the air, making my mouth water in anticipation.

Once the cake had cooled, I began the process of assembling the layers. I whipped up a batch of fresh cream, folding in the chopped cherries and a hint of almond extract for an extra burst of flavor. As I spread the creamy mixture between the layers of angel food cake, I couldn't help but smile at how beautiful the dessert looked.

Finally, the Cherry Cream Angel Cake was complete. I garnished it with a few extra cherries on top and placed it on the dining table, ready to be served to my eager family. As they took their first bites, their eyes lit up with joy and appreciation for the delicious treat I had prepared.

From that day on, the Cherry Cream Angel Cake became a staple in our family gatherings. It was requested for birthdays, holidays, and any special occasion that called for a decadent dessert. I took pride in knowing that I had mastered the art of making this delectable treat and sharing it with those I loved.

Over the years, I continued to perfect the recipe, making small tweaks here and there to suit my family's preferences. I even added a drizzle of chocolate sauce on top for an extra touch of indulgence. Each time I made the Cherry Cream Angel Cake, it brought back fond memories of that first time I came across the recipe and fell in love with its simplicity and elegance.

As I passed on the recipe to my children and grandchildren, I hoped that they too would appreciate the time and effort that went into creating such a special dessert. I shared with them the story of how I learned to make the Cherry Cream Angel Cake and the joy it brought to our family over the years.

And so, the legacy of the Cherry Cream Angel Cake lives on in our family, a symbol of love, tradition, and the joy of cooking. It is a recipe that has been passed down through generations, each one adding their own unique twist to make it their own. As I watch my grandchildren eagerly devouring a slice of the cake, I can't help but smile, knowing that this recipe will continue to be a cherished part of our family for years to come.


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