The best Strawberry Heaven


Ingredients :

  • 1 angel food cake
  • 1 (16 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry Jell-O gelatin dessert
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup water

Instructions :

  • Combine in medium saucepan 1/2 cup of sugar, cornstarch, Jello, lemon juice, and water.

  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.

  • Set aside to cool slightly.

  • Stir in sliced strawberries.

  • Tear angel food cake into 1 inch pieces and toss with 2 cups of the Cool Whip.

  • Press into 9×13 inch pan (I use glass so you can see the pretty layers).

  • Set aside.

  • Combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup remaining sugar, and vanilla in mixer bowl.

  • Beat until smooth.

  • Stir in remaining Cool Whip.

  • Spread evenly over cake layer.

  • Pour cooled strawberry mixture over cream cheese layer, spreading to cover cake evenly.

  • Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours before serving.

Notes :

You may substitute a 16 ounce bag of frozen whole strawberries, thawed and chopped, for the fresh strawberries.

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