Berries & Cream Angel Food Cake Dessert

strawberry and blueberry angel food cake dessert

A light and delicious dessert featuring layers of airy angel food cake, sweetened cream cheese, whipped topping and glazed blueberries and strawberries.

Ingredients

For the Filling

For the Cream Cheese Layer

For the Whipped Topping

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sliced strawberries (keep 1/2 cup aside for topping), 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water and 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice.
  2. Heat over medium heat until mixture begins to simmer.
  3. Stir frequently for about 5 minutes or until filling thickens. Remove from heat.
  4. Repeat this same process with the blueberries. Combine blueberries (keep 1/2 cup aside for topping), 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 2 tablespoons water and 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, use a hand mixer to beat together cream cheese, evaporated milk and 2/3 cup sugar until smooth.
  6. Fold in angel food cake cubes until they are completely coated with the cream mixture. Set aside.
  7. In a small mixing bowl, whip together heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar until it forms peaks.
  8. Place half of the cake/cream mixture in a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  9. Spoon half of the strawberry filling and half of the blueberry filling over top.
  10. Spread half of the whipped topping over the berries.
  11. Repeat layers (cake/cream, fruit filling, whipped topping).
  12. Garnish with remaining fresh strawberries and blueberries.
  13. Chill for two hours prior to serving.