Glass trifle bowl layered with yellow cake, strawberries, cheesecake pudding, and cool whip.

Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle Recipe

A simple strawberry cheesecake recipe that is easy to make.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesecake, Dessert, Strawberries, Trifle
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 10 People
Calories 477 kcal


  • 1 Package Yellow Cake Mix Plus the ingredients to make the cake
  • 2 3.4 Ounce Instant Cheesecake Pudding Plus the ingredients to make the pudding
  • 4 Cups Fresh Strawberries
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 16 Ounces Cool Whip Thawed


  1. Make the cake according to the back of the package. Bake in a 9x13 cake pan. 

  2. Once the cake has baked and is cooled cut into squares. 

  3. In a bowl make the pudding according to the package. Set aside

  4. Wash the strawberries in cold water then cut the tops of the strawberries off. 

  5. Slice the berries and place into a bowl. 

  6. Sprinkle the sugar onto the sliced strawberries. Using a potato masher mash the berries up. I left my berries with some chunks to them. Set the bowl aside.

  7. In a trifle dish or large bowl add a layer of cake to the bottom of your dish.

  8. On top of the cake add a layer of the mashed strawberries. 

  9. The next layer will be the pudding. 

  10. On top of the pudding add a layer of the thawed Cool Whip

  11. Repeat the steps of adding cake, strawberries, pudding, and cool whip. 

  12. Enjoy!