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Angel Cake Surprise

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"An easy, quick no-bake dessert made with angel food cake, fruit, flavored gelatin, and whipped topping."
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2 h 20 m servings 166
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 9x13 pan)


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  1. Break angel food or pound cake into bite size pieces. Put into a 9x13 inch pan (preferably glass).
  2. Dissolve 1 package of flavored gelatin in 1 cup of water and pour over cake pieces, spreading to the edges of pan. Drain the peaches and pour the juice over the gelatin in the pan. Slice bananas on top of gelatin. Arrange peach slices on top of banana slices. If desired, add crushed pineapple.
  3. Prepare instant pudding according to instructions on box and spread evenly over fruit.
  4. Spread whipped topping on top of the pudding. Try to keep the layers separate.
  5. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 166 calories; 2.5 34.8 2.2 0 230 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Used only half of the strawberry gelatin, stawberries instead of peaches, skipped the pineapple. Wonderful, light dessert. Everyone loved it.

Most helpful critical review

A so-so dessert. I made it for Easter dinner. My husband's family usually beg for the recipes before they leave, but they didn't for this dessert. Maybe next time I'll use pound cake and chang...

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Used only half of the strawberry gelatin, stawberries instead of peaches, skipped the pineapple. Wonderful, light dessert. Everyone loved it.

I used strawberries instead of peaches (as suggested by a few others). It was easy to make and everyone loved it. Thanks, Mel!

Very quick and easy. Great to use different fruit, puddings or gelatins.

This recipe was ok I guess...nothing spectacular. Hubby and I took it on a picnic, and neither of us thought it was too great. Just a suggestion for someone, I would use strawberries next time ...

This was pretty tasty. I used strawberries, the bananas and pineapple, and made the pudding mix with non-fat milk. It was pretty good, especially considering how low in calories it is.

I really liked this recipe alot. I followed the advice of another reviewer and used strawberries instead of peaches with the bananas. I left out the peach juice without a problem. I highly recom...

Made this for a New Year's Eve party - everyone wanted the recipe. I used fresh strawberries and everyone said it was wonderful! Very easy to make.

Was very easy and fun to make with my 6 year old. We omitted the pineapple and was still very yummy!

My boyfriend really likes fruit, so he loved it, but I thought that the angel food cake got a little to mushy, overall good recipe