Strawberry shortcake doesn’t have to be cake on a plate – turn this fruity favorite into something you really want to sink your teeth into.
Step 1: Slice the angel food cake Slice the angel food cake crosswise into three equal sections.
TIP: Make your own angel food cake with a box mix or buy one in your grocery store.
Step 2: Mix cream cheese, condensed milk, and whipped topping Mix together the cream cheese, condensed milk, and whipped topping and then set the mixture aside.
TIP: Lighten up your dessert by using light or fat-free ingredients.
Step 3: Heat sugar, cornstarch, and gelatin. Fold in strawberries Stir together the sugar, cornstarch, and gelatin in a saucepan over medium heat. Add water, stir until it thickens, and then fold in the strawberries.
Step 4: Layer ingredients Place one layer of the cake in the bottom of your glass bowl, top it with a third of the glaze from your saucepan, followed by a third of the cream cheese mixture. Repeat all of this two more times.
Step 5: Top with whole strawberries Top your dessert with whole strawberries, chill it for an hour, and then dig in.