This is one of those recipes that is so easy to throw together – it literally takes just a few minutes! That reason alone makes it the perfect dessert for taking to potlucks, picnics – or just when you want a fresh dessert on a weeknight!
And how can you go wrong with strawberries and angel food cake?
Often I will slice an angel food cake, spoon some strawberries over the top and garnish with a generous dollop of whipped cream or Cool Whip. That’s so quick and easy! BUT, if you take a couple more minutes you can make this pretty trifle dessert with the exact same ingredients and you’re family and friends will love you for it.
This recipe is for a potluck size large bowl trifle, but you can very easily half this recipe to make for your family at home.
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I know you will love this easy strawberry trifle recipe!
Easy Strawberry Trifle
- 2 angel food cakes
- 2 lbs. strawberries
- 2 16 oz. packages of Cool Whip, thawed
First, wash your strawberries and remove the stem and core. Cut the strawberries into pieces. Add about 1/2 cup of sugar, natural sugar, or honey over the strawberries and allow it to sit and marinate for a few minutes, stirring every now and again.
Using a bread knife, cut angel food cakes into bite size pieces.
Your going to add a layer of cake to the bottom of your large clear glass bowl. Top with strawberries and then add a layer of Cool Whip.
Repeat, ending with a layer of Cool Whip.
You can save some pretty sliced strawberries to garnish the top if desired. Cover and refrigerate until you are ready to serve.