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You Asked For It: Angel Fruited Trifle

I'm looking for the recipe for a Tupperware cake from the '60s or '70s. I remember the ingredients but need the instructions. There was fruit, angel food cake and ice cream and it was put in the freezer. Does anyone know this recipe?

Donna Zawatcki, Odessa

Nancy Bloomer of Redington Shores shares a recipe she hopes Donna enjoys. While it doesn't include the ice cream that Donna remembers, the pudding and Cool Whip achieve a similar taste sensation. This recipe is easy to put together. There are a couple of changes I made that I would recommend. First, rather than tear the cake, I used a serrated knife and cut it into bite-sized chunks. I also sliced the strawberries instead of leaving them whole. This dessert looks pretty in a glass bowl. It makes a very nice presentation for a gathering. Nancy suggests using other fruit combinations as well like cherry pie filling. I chose to use strawberry Jell-O because there were so many flavors I didn't want to add another. The great thing about this dessert is you can mix flavors every time you make it. Strawberries with banana pudding could be one option. You could garnish with shaved chocolate or chocolate curls too.

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Angel Fruited Trifle

2 (3-ounce) packages red Jell-O, any flavor

2 (3.9-ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding

1 prepared angel food cake

1 (14-ounce) can sliced peaches, drained

1 package frozen strawberries, thawed

1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

1 (8-ounce) tub of Cool Whip

Prepare Jell-O according to instructions. Do not refrigerate. Prepare pudding according to instructions. Do not refrigerate. Break cake in pieces in large crystal bowl. Pour Jell-O over angel food cake evenly.

Layer the sliced peaches, strawberries and crushed pineapple. Spoon prepared pudding over fruit, spreading evenly. Spread Cool Whip on top of the pudding and garnish with cherries on top. Refrigerate overnight.

Source: Nancy Bloomer of Redington Shores

You Asked For It: Angel Fruited Trifle 04/24/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 4:30am]
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