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Angel Cloud Cake Recipe Is a Mix-Easy Dessert Delight That Always Wows

You’ll earn plenty of oohs and aahs at your next gathering with this Angel Cloud Cake recipe. It’s a dessert that starts with a batter made from boxed angel food cake mix, eggs and other baking staples. The baked cake is then sliced and layered with flavored whipped cream and fresh berries. This treat has the right balance of sweet, creamy and tart flavors that will wow any dessert lover!

While this cake is already delicious as is, you can customize it by layering in your favorite fruit like peaches or cherries. Also, it’s fine to substitute lemon or lime zest for orange. If you need to make this cake ahead for a gathering, carefully wrap it and then store it in the fridge. 

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12 servings

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  • 1 (16 oz.) box angel food cake mix
  • 2 c. heavy cream
  • 1/2 c. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. grated orange zest
  • 4 cups assorted berries, such as blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and sliced strawberries
  • Fresh mint sprigs and orange zest curls (optional)



Prepare and bake angel food cake mix in angel food (tube) pan according to package directions. Cool according to package directions.

On high speed, beat heavy cream, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, and orange zest until soft peaks form.

Using serrated knife, horizontally cut cake into thirds. Place bottom layer on serving plate. Spread with 1 1/3 cups whipped cream; sprinkle with 1 1/3 cups berries. Repeat layering twice with remaining cake, whipped cream, and berries. Garnish with fresh mint, if desired.

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