Raspberry Cheese Trifle

Using angel food cake and whipped topping allows this recipe to come together easily. It might just be the sweet, light dessert that Christmas party is calling for.

Makes 8 servings


  • 1 angel food cake, cubed
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons red raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups red raspberries


Combine sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Stir in water. Cook until thick and clear. Remove from heat and stir in gelatin until dissolved. Cool and then add raspberries. Beat cream cheese and Cool Whip together; fold in cake cubes. Layer cake mixture and then fruit filling alternately ending with fruit filling. Refrigerate overnight.