Heaven on Earth Cake

Heaven on Earth Cake


  • 1 box angel food cake or 1 prepared angel food cake
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 1 tablespoon almond slivers, toasted, thawed (optional)

18.25 ounce boxes of cake mix have been replaced by 16 ounce boxes. To compensate for the volume loss, whisk 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour into the dry cake mix before proceeding with the recipe.


  1. Bake angel food cake according to package directions. Allow to cool, then cut into cubes.
  2. In a bowl, combine pudding mix, milk and sour cream and beat until smooth. Set aside.
  3. In a 9 x13-inch baking dish, arrange 1/2 of cake cubes in a layer.
  4. Spoon 2/3 of cherry pie filling over cake.
  5. Place the remaining 1/2 of the cake on top of the pie filling.
  6. Spoon pudding over cake and spread evenly.
  7. Spoon and spread whipped topping over the pudding layer.
  8. Garnish cake with the remaining pie filling and toasted almonds (if using).
  9. Chill for 4 to 5 hours.