Paula Deen's Cherry Cheese Trifle

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by mary winecoff

This is a great summertime dessert. No cooking! This came from Paula Deen's magazine. It is very quick and easy to make and makes a splendid looking dessert. Sure to be a winner at your next cookout.

Top Review by cheryl s.

I entered a dessert contest and won lst Place Judges Choice and 1st Place People's Choice. Great Christmas recipe too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk.
  2. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  3. Stir in 1/2 of whipped topping and almond extract; set aside.
  4. Tear angel food cake into 1 inch pieces.
  5. Place 1/3 of cake pieces in bottom of a trifle bowl.
  6. Spoon 1/3 of cream cheese filling over cake, and top with 1/3 of pie filling.
  7. Repeat layers twice more.
  8. Spread remaining whipped topping over top of trifle, sealing to edges.
  9. Garnish with additional pie filling and sliced almonds if desired.

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