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strawberry angel food dessert

a recipe by
Suzanne Larsen
Ankeny, IA

This was my sister's recipe. She has passed on now and this is one way I'm reminded of her.

serves 10-12
prep time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For strawberry angel food dessert

  • 2 pkg
    strawberry jello, 3-ounce size
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 3 c
    cool whip, thawed
  • 1 can
    crushed pineapple (large can), drained
  • 3
    ripe bananas, sliced
  • 2 pkg
    frozen strawberries in syrup
  • 1
    angel food cake
  • 1-2 c
    cool whip (additional)

How To Make strawberry angel food dessert

  • 1
    Dissolve the Jello in the boiling water.
  • 2
    Pour the Jello into a bowl and place in the refrigerator. Check the Jello periodically.
  • 3
    When the Jello STARTS TO THICKEN, remove it from the refrigerator.
  • 4
    Add the Cool Whip to the Jello.
  • 5
    Fold in the drained pineapple.
  • 6
    Break the angel food cake into pieces and place in a 9x13 pan.
  • 7
    Layer the banana slices on top of the angel food cake.
  • 8
    Pour the Jello mixture on top of the angel food cake/banana layer.
  • 9
    Top with more Cool Whip.
  • 10
    Spoon thawed strawberries in syrup on top of the Cool Whip.
  • 11
    Cover the pan and place in the refrigerator to set.