Healthy Meal Prep
Strawberry Vanilla Trifle Recipe

Strawberry Vanilla Trifle


Vanilla cream cheese pudding, strawberry gelatin, and angel food cake are layered into this bright, towering trifle that will feed a crowd.


  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 (16 ounce) container whipped topping (such as Cool Whip®), divided
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar, divided
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages strawberry-flavored gelatin mix (such as Jell-O®)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 quarts fresh strawberries, thinly sliced
  • 1 (10 ounce) angel food cake, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 (8 ounce) container whipped topping (such as Cool Whip®)


  1. Combine cream cheese and vanilla pudding mix in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer on high speed until smooth and creamy. Add large container of whipped topping; beat on high speed until thoroughly combined. Beat in 1/2 cup sugar.
  2. Stir water and cornstarch together in a saucepan. Set over medium heat. Pour in remaining 1 cup sugar, strawberry-flavored gelatin mix, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat; let cool for 5 minutes. Fold in strawberries.
  3. Spread 3/4 inch of the cream cheese mixture in the bottom of a trifle bowl. Top with half of the cake pieces. Add half of the strawberry gelatin mixture. Repeat layers.
  4. Fold small container of whipped topping into the remaining cream cheese mixture. Spread over the top of the trifle. Place trifle in the refrigerator.

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Nutritional Information

Strawberry Vanilla Trifle

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 537.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 11 %
carbohydrates: 23 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 9 %
fat: 42 %
saturated fat: 102 %
cholesterol: 14 %
vitamin a iu: 12 %
niacin equivalents: 9 %
vitamin b6: 4 %
vitamin c: 102 %
folate: 8 %
calcium: 6 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 6 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 13 %
thiamin: 3 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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