Heaven On Earth Cake (Easy Recipe)

Heaven On Earth Cake

Get ready to step into dessert paradise with a creation that’s light as air and richly indulgent! We’re talking about a divine concoction called Heaven on Earth Cake!

It’s where the fluffy goodness of angel food cake meets the creamy dreaminess of pudding and whipped cream, creating a dessert that’s just… heavenly!

Imagine this: soft cubes of angel food cake, layered with the sweet charm of cherry pie filling, and enveloped in smooth, velvety vanilla pudding.

And the best part? No baking involved!

It’s the perfect go-to when you’re in the mood for something sweet but the thought of turning on the oven? A big no-no!

Every bite is a melt-in-your-mouth moment, with the cake absorbing the lovely vanilla and cherry flavors, all mingled with the creamy texture of the pudding.

Top it with a swirl of Cool Whip and a sprinkle of almond slices for that extra crunch, and voilà, you’ve got a showstopper dessert that’ll have everyone swooning!

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Ingredients You’ll Need

Angel Food Cake. It’s the light and fluffy foundation of our trifle, soaking up all the goodness from its fellow ingredients and keeping things airy.

Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix. It’s the smooth operator in this sweet symphony, laying down a creamy vanilla vibe and playing off the cherry’s tangy tunes.

Milk & Sour Cream/Plain Greek Yogurt. These two are the dynamic duo, whipping up the perfect texture for our pudding and bringing a tangy kick to the sweet table.

Cherry Pie Filling. Here’s the main event, folks. It’s rolling in with its sweet and tart charm, making every bite a fruity fiesta.

Whipped Topping. It’s like the fluffy cloud in our dessert sky, creating a layer of smooth bliss.

Almond Extract & Sliced Almonds (optional). A dash and a sprinkle of these, and you’ve got a nutty encore, adding that extra crunch and flavor twist.

Ingredient Description
Angel Food Cake Serves as a light, airy foundation, absorbing the flavors of the other ingredients.
Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix Acts as a smooth, creamy layer, complementing the tanginess of the cherries.
Milk & Sour Cream/Plain Greek Yogurt Work together to achieve the ideal texture for the pudding and add a tangy balance to the sweetness.
Cherry Pie Filling The star of the dish, bringing a combination of sweet and tart flavors to every bite.
Whipped Topping Adds a fluffy, smooth layer to the dessert, enhancing its richness.
Almond Extract & Sliced Almonds (optional) Provide an optional nutty flavor and crunchy texture, elevating the overall taste experience.
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Heaven On Earth Cake – Simple and Easy!

Cube It. Cut the angel food cake into cubes and set aside.

Wet Ingredients. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the instant vanilla pudding mix, milk, and sour cream or plain Greek yogurt until smooth. If desired, add almond extract for an extra layer of flavor.

Layer Up. In a trifle bowl or a large glass dish, create a layer using half of the angel food cake cubes.

Spoon & Spread. Spoon half of the cherry pie filling over the cake cubes, spreading it evenly.

Pour & Spread. Pour and spread half of the prepared vanilla pudding over the cherry layer.

Repeat Layering. Repeat the layers using the remaining angel food cake cubes, cherry pie filling, and vanilla pudding.

Whipped on Top. Top the trifle with whipped topping, creating a fluffy and smooth layer.

Garnish. If desired, garnish with toasted sliced almonds for an added crunch.

Fridge Time. Refrigerate the trifle for at least 4 hours, allowing the flavors to meld together.

Serve. Once chilled, serve and watch it disappear in no time!

Step Description
Cube It Cut the angel food cake into cubes.
Wet Ingredients Mix instant vanilla pudding, milk, and sour cream or Greek yogurt. Optionally, add almond extract.
Layer Up Place half of the cake cubes in a trifle bowl or large glass dish.
Spoon & Spread Add and spread half of the cherry pie filling over the cake cubes.
Pour & Spread Pour and evenly spread half of the prepared vanilla pudding over the cherry layer.
Repeat Layering Repeat the process with the remaining cake cubes, cherry pie filling, and vanilla pudding.
Whipped on Top Finish with a layer of whipped topping.
Garnish Optionally, garnish with toasted sliced almonds for added crunch.
Fridge Time Refrigerate for at least 4 hours to allow flavors to meld.
Serve Serve chilled.
Miss Buttercup's Sweet Tooth Gazette | Heaven On Earth Cake (Easy Recipe) Issue
Miss Buttercup's Sweet Tooth Gazette | Heaven On Earth Cake (Easy Recipe) Issue

Heaven On Earth Cake

Get ready to step into dessert paradise with a creation that’s light as air and richly indulgent! We’re talking about a divine concoction called Heaven on Earth Cake!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes
Calories: 1897kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Angel Food Cake prepared or store-bought
  • 1 package 3.4 ounces Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 1 ½ cups Milk
  • 1 cup Sour Cream or Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 can 21 ounces Cherry Pie Filling
  • 8 ounces Whipped Topping such as Cool Whip
  • ½ teaspoon Almond Extract optional
  • 1 tablespoon Sliced Almonds toasted (optional)

Instructions

  • Cut the angel food cake into cubes and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the instant vanilla pudding mix, milk, and sour cream or plain Greek yogurt until smooth. If desired, add almond extract for an extra layer of flavor.
  • In a trifle bowl or a large glass dish, create a layer using half of the angel food cake cubes.
  • Spoon half of the cherry pie filling over the cake cubes, spreading it evenly.
  • Pour and spread half of the prepared vanilla pudding over the cherry layer.
  • Repeat the layers using the remaining angel food cake cubes, cherry pie filling, and vanilla pudding.
  • Top the trifle with whipped topping, creating a fluffy and smooth layer.
  • If desired, garnish with toasted sliced almonds for an added crunch.
  • Refrigerate the trifle for at least 4 hours, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  • Once chilled, serve and watch it disappear in no time!

Nutrition

Calories: 1897kcal | Carbohydrates: 302g | Protein: 66g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 34g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 2114mg | Potassium: 1658mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 184g | Vitamin A: 769IU | Calcium: 1152mg | Iron: 2mg
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