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A slice of heaven on earth cake topped with cherry pie filling

Heaven On Earth Cake

Easy no-bake heaven on earth cake is layered with fluffy angel food cake, sweet-tart cherry pie filling, and creamy pudding layer. A trifle in a 9X13 dish!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword angel cake desserts, no bake cake recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chilling Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10 serving
Calories 334kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 (14-ounce) prepared Angel food cake, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 (3.5-ounce) box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub cool whip, thawed


  • Layer half of the cake pieces evenly on the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish.
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  • Pour 2/3 of the cherry pie filling evenly over the cake.
    how to make heaven on earth cake recipe, pouring cherry pie filling over the cake
  • Layer the remaining cake pieces over the cherry filling.
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  • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together pudding mix (1 box), milk (1 1/2 cups), and sour cream (1 cup), then smooth. Spoon an even layer over the cake.
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  • Spread cool whip (1 tub) evenly over pudding.
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  • Garnish the top with the remaining pie filling and almonds.
    how to make heaven on earth cake recipe, top with almonds and cherry pie filling
  • Chill for about 4 to 5 hours. Cut into servings.


  1. Different Cake: In lieu of Angle food, try pound cake, chocolate cake, a simple vanilla sponge cake, or even brownies.
  2. Homemade: If you make a homemade Angel food cake, use a tube cake pan.
  3. Semi-Homemade: If you want to step it up from my basic recipe, use a boxed angel food cake mix.
  4. Can you make angel food cake a day ahead? Absolutely. Pro tip: The cake needs to be completely cooled before using in this recipe so making it ahead of time is a great idea!
  5. Best Knife: To cut the fluffy texture of the cake of Angel food cake into cake cubes is a knife with a serrated blade.
  6. Optional garnish: Instead of the sliced almonds, use slivered or chopped! They really add a nice aesthetic element not to mention crunch! A few fresh mint leaves are always a lovely touch!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 1mg