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Angel food cake with blackberries recipe

Angel Food Cake Parfaits Recipe

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Our angel food cake parfaits with homemade sauce and blackberry whipped cream gives sweet satisfaction with a fraction of the calories!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 8 -10 servings
Calories 529
Author Cheryl Najafi


blackberry sauce

  • 4 cups blackberries fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

blackberry whipped cream

  • 2 cups heavy cream chilled
  • 6 Tbsp blackberry sauce
  • 2 - 3 boxes instant vanilla pudding prepared


  • 1 6 oz packages raspberries
  • 2 6 oz packages blackberries
  • 1 angel food cake
  • fresh mint


blackberry sauce

  • Add blackberries to small saucepan over medium heat and stir in water and sugar. Cook blackberries until they start to break down then turn heat to low. Simmer sauce 7 minutes.
  • Strain blackberry sauce, squeeze as much juice out as possible using a spatula then cool in refrigerator.

blackberry whipped cream

  • Chill the bowl and whisk attachment of a stand mixer in the freezer. Add the cream to the chilled bowl and whisk until nearly stiff. Remove 1/3 of cream and set aside for garnish. Add 6 Tbsp blackberry sauce to remaining cream and whisk into stiff peaks.
  • Add fresh blackberries to the blackberry sauce then add blackberry sauce to whipped cream and continue beating until stiff then put in piping bag.


  • To each serving dish, add blackberry sauce and 4 blackberries. Next, add angel food cake pieces (torn from the cake) and drizzle with a bit more sauce.
  • Pipe or spoon a layer of pudding followed by a layer of blackberry whipped cream. Repeat layers, adding a few fresh raspberries to the berry layer. Garnish with whipped cream, fresh berries and a sprig of mint. Yum!


The cylindrical shape of angel food cake pans helps the cake bake fast and evenly!


Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 724mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 46g