Strawberry Angel Cake

Recipe by PanNan
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 1 cake


  • 4
    cups sliced strawberries
  • 34
    cup sugar, divided
  • 2
    tablespoons milk
  • 8
    ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1
    (10 inch) round angel food cake
  • 3
    tablespoons triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur) or 3 tablespoons orange juice, divided
  • 1
    cup whipping cream, whipped very firm with 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons sliced almonds


  • Combine strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl; cover and let stand 1 hour. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, milk, and cream cheese in a medium bowl; beat at medium speed of mixer til smooth.
  • Cut cake horizontally into 3 layers using a serrated knife; place bottom layer, cut side up, on a serving plate. Brush with 1 tbsp liqueur (or orange juice), and spread half of cream cheese mixture over cake. Spoon one third of strawberries over cream cheese mixture using a slotted spoon. Repeat layers, ending with cake and liqueur (or orange juice). Spread whipped cream over top and sides of cake. Cover; chill 30 minutes.
  • Arrange remaining strawberries on top of cake. Sprinkle with almonds, and serve.