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Shortcut Strawberry-Vanilla Dessert

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + standing

Makes

7 servings

This quick and yummy strawberry dessert is loaded with fresh strawberries and a creamy pudding topping. Make sure you make plenty—it disappears quickly. —Christine Johnson, Ricetown, Kentucky
Shortcut Strawberry-Vanilla Dessert Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups whipped topping, divided
  • 1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; let stand for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Fold in 1 cup whipped topping; set aside.
  2. Cut cake into 14 slices. Layer seven cake slices with 2 tablespoons strawberries, 1/3 cup pudding mixture and another cake slice. Top with remaining strawberries and whipped topping.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 314 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 379mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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