Paula Deen's Cherry Cheese Trifle

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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.

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  • add   2 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling
  • add   1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • add   1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • add   13 ounces angel food cake
  • add   1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • add   1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping


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