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Strawberry Angel Cake

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“A gorgeous and delicious angel food layer cake. You can make the angel food cake ahead of time, or buy a pre-made angel food cake. I clipped this from a magazine a long time ago. This is great in the summer time when you don't want to heat the oven.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
16
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 34 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (10 inch) round angel food cake
  • 3 tablespoons triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur) or 3 tablespoons orange juice, divided
  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped very firm with 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Combine strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl; cover and let stand 1 hour. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, milk, and cream cheese in a medium bowl; beat at medium speed of mixer til smooth.
  2. Cut cake horizontally into 3 layers using a serrated knife; place bottom layer, cut side up, on a serving plate. Brush with 1 tbsp liqueur (or orange juice), and spread half of cream cheese mixture over cake. Spoon one third of strawberries over cream cheese mixture using a slotted spoon. Repeat layers, ending with cake and liqueur (or orange juice). Spread whipped cream over top and sides of cake. Cover; chill 30 minutes.
  3. Arrange remaining strawberries on top of cake. Sprinkle with almonds, and serve.

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