Heaven on Earth Cake

Heaven on Earth Cake is a heavenly dessert that lives up to its name by combining layers of rich and indulgent flavors, creating a delightful symphony for the taste buds. This cake is a show-stopping treat that typically includes layers of cake, creamy filling, and a decadent topping, resulting in a dessert that truly feels like a slice of paradise.

The foundation of the Heaven on Earth Cake often involves layers of moist and flavorful cake. Popular choices include chocolate, devil’s food, or a combination of chocolate and vanilla layers. The cake layers serve as the canvas for the luxurious components that follow.

A common feature of this cake is a luscious filling, often made with a combination of cream cheese, whipped cream, and powdered sugar. This filling adds a velvety and slightly tangy layer that complements the sweetness of the cake.

To elevate the indulgence, the Heaven on Earth Cake is often adorned with a rich topping. This may involve a layer of chocolate ganache, caramel drizzle, or a combination of both. Chopped nuts, shredded coconut, or toffee bits are sometimes added for an extra layer of texture and flavor. The result is a multi-layered dessert that captures the essence of decadence. Heaven on Earth Cake is frequently served on special occasions, celebrations, or as the perfect ending to a festive meal. Its combination of moist cake, creamy filling, and luxurious toppings creates a dessert experience that feels like pure bliss, earning its well-deserved moniker as a heavenly treat.


  • 1-2 store-bought angel food cakes, or homemade
  • 1 (3.4 oz.) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling, divided
  • 1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Almond slivers, garnish, as needed (toasted, optional)


  1. Cube angel food cake(s) into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the pudding mix and cold milk. Fold in Greek yogurt until smooth and combined.
  3. Spread half of the cake cubes into an even layer in a 9×13-inch baking dish, then top with 2/3 of the cherry pie filling.
  4. Top with the remaining cake cubes, then pour the pudding mixture over the cake and spread gently into an even layer.
  5. Use a rubber or offset spatula to spread the frozen whipped topping over the pudding layer. Drizzle the remaining cherry pie filling on top of the pudding and sprinkle with slivered almonds.
  6. Place the baking dish in the refrigerator and let it set for 3+ hours or overnight.

Enjoy this delicious and easy-to-make cherry almond trifle, a delightful dessert with layers of angel food cake, creamy pudding, and cherries!

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