Cheery Cherry Trifle

Patricia Yates


This is a beautiful dessert and so appropriate for Christmas or Valentines Day. All ingredients can be replaced by sugar free and fat free ingredients.


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12 people
30 Min
3 Hr


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12 oz
boiling water; 1 1/2 cups
8 oz
cherry jello
12 oz
cold water; 1 1/2 cups
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling; 21 ounces
angel food cake cubed
3 c
cold milk
2 pkg
vanilla instant pudding4-serving eacj
1 pkg
cool whip, thawed; 8 ounces

How to Make Cheery Cherry Trifle


  • 1Stir boiling water into gelatin in large bowl and stir until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water and cherry pie filling.
  • 2Refrigerate about and hour or until slightly thickened. (Gelatin is consistency of unbeaten egg whites.) Place cake cubes in 3-quart serving bowl.
  • 3Spoon jello mixture over cake. Refrigerate 45 minutes or until set but not firm. (Gelatin should stick to finger when touched and should mound.
  • 4Pour milk into large bowl. Add pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 1 minute. Gently stir in 2 cups of whipped topping. Spoon over gelatin mixture.
  • 5Refrigerate 2 hours or until set. Top with remaining whipped topping. Garnish with toasted sliced almonds. Keep refrigerated.

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About Cheery Cherry Trifle

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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