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Skinny Cherry Dr Pepper Chocolate Cake

This Skinny Cherry Dr Pepper Chocolate Cake is one of those cakes that will be the hit at any party!! Perfect for gatherings, birthdays, or even a weeknight dessert!

Makes 15 servings

Be sure to check these low point cakes as well:

Pear Bundt Cake

Skinny Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Lightened Up Cream Cheese Chocolate Cake

Skinny Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Skinny Mandarin Orange Cake

Just because you may be on a wellness journey doesn’t mean you need to deprive yourself of cake or dessert on those special occasions. You can enjoy a serving of this delicious Skinny Cherry Dr. Pepper Chocolate Cake!!

How do I make this Skinny Cherry Dr Pepper Chocolate Cake?

Preheat oven to 350F.

Spray a 9×13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Then set aside.

In a large mixing bowl combine, the cake mix, eggs and soda. 

Whisk until well combined.

Cut 15 maraschino cherries in half and fold them into the batter.

Pour the cake batter into the prepared baking dish.

Bake for 22-24 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Meanwhile,

in a small mixing bowl combine cool whip and sugar free cherry jello together. 

Mix until jello is well combined

In a separate bowl combine, skim milk and pudding mix. Whisk until pudding mixture thickens.

 Combine cool whip mixture with pudding mixture. Whisk until well combined. 

Remove cake from oven and allow to cool for 20-30 minutes.

Spread the cool whip frosting evenly over the cooled cake.

Cut the remaining 10 cherries in half and sprinkle evenly on top of the frosting. 

Place in the fridge until ready to serve. Using a knife, cut into 15 equal slices.

 

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Then set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine, the cake mix, eggs and soda. Whisk until well combined. 
  4. Cut 15 maraschino cherries in half and fold them into the batter.
  5. Pour the cake batter into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake for 22-24 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting.
  8. In a small mixing bowl combine, cool whip and sugar free cherry jello together. Mix until jello is well combined.
  9. In a separate bowl combine, skim milk and pudding mix. Whisk until pudding mixture thickens.  Combine cool whip mixture with pudding mixture. Whisk until well combined.
  10. Remove cake from oven and allow to cool for 20-30 minutes.
  11. Spread the pudding/cool whip frosting evenly over the cooled cake.
  12. Cut the remaining 10 cherries in half and sprinkle evenly on top of the frosting.  
  13. Place in the fridge until ready to serve. Using a knife, cut into 15 equal slices.

Note:

  • If you can’t locate Diet Cherry Dr. Pepper, you can use 12 oz. Cherry Coke Zero or Diet Coke mixed with 1/2 tsp cherry extract. 

 Makes 15 servings

5 PersonalPoints™ for 1 servings 9 PersonalPoints for 2 servings*

 *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan. 

How do I know how many points this is on my WW individualized plan? 

Click the link below to go to the recipe builder. You’ll first need to sign into your WW account and then the recipe builder will upload. Be sure to edit the recipe with any ingredients that you use that are different. The recipe builder is the most accurate way to create, obtain, and track the Personal Points on your individualized plan. 

*The recipe builder link only works for WW members located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, you’ll need to access the WW app manually to create the recipe in the recipe builder. 

Yield: 15

Skinny Cherry Dr Pepper Chocolate Cake

Skinny Cherry Dr Pepper Chocolate Cake

Skinny Cherry Dr Pepper Chocolate Cake is one of those cakes that will be the hit at any party!! Perfect for gatherings, birthdays, or even a weeknight dessert!

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 2 minutes

Instructions

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Then set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine, the cake mix, eggs and soda. Whisk until well combined. 
  4. Cut 15 maraschino cherries in half and fold them into the batter.
  5. Pour the cake batter into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake for 22-24 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting.
  8. In a small mixing bowl combine, cool whip and sugar free cherry jello together. Mix until jello is well combined.
  9. In a separate bowl combine, skim milk and pudding mix. Whisk until pudding mixture thickens. Combine cool whip mixture with pudding mixture. Whisk until well combined. 
  10. Remove cake from oven and allow to cool for 20-30 minutes.
  11. Spread the pudding/cool whip frosting evenly over the cooled cake.
  12. Cut the remaining 10 cherries in half and sprinkle evenly on top of the frosting.  
  13. Place in the fridge until ready to serve. Using a knife, cut into 15 equal slices.

Makes 15 servings

5 PersonalPoints™ for 1 serving and 9 PersonalPoints for 2 servings*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

    • If you can’t locate Diet Cherry Dr. Pepper, you can use 12 oz. Cherry Coke Zero or Diet Coke mixed with 1/2 tsp cherry extract. 
    • Smartpoints: GREEN/BLUE/PURPLE: 5 Smartpoints for 1 serving or 11 SmartPoints for 2 servings

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 138Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 299mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 2g

The point values and nutritional information is estimated and figured based off the brand of ingredients I used for the recipe using the WW app and can vary depending on ingredients used.

Deepak Shukla

Saturday 11th of September 2021

Your Chocolate Cake information is Really True. Your Recipe is So Useful and Picture are Amazing.

Thanks For Sharing information!!............

LoRhea

Tuesday 18th of May 2021

What would the points be if you made cupcakes instead?

Sydney

Sunday 7th of February 2021

Curious to if you have ever made this with orange flavor instead of cherry? All I have on hand is coke zero and orange sugar free jello. I love orange and chocolate flavor together so I think it would taste great, going to try it soon!

Lindsay Kehl

Sunday 7th of February 2021

Hi Sydney

Ooh, that would be delicious! I haven’t tried using the orange but I’m sure that would be wonderful! Give it a try and let me know!

Thanks

Kate Griswold

Monday 8th of June 2020

Hi Lindsay-

Thank you for your delicious low point dessert recipes. I made this for my husband’s birthday today and he LOVED it. It was super easy to make. I, like many others, could not find the cherry Dr. Pepper, but I just used a can of regular Diet Dr. Pepper and it turned out great! I will be making this again, judging by my husband’s reaction! (He also loves your Banana Muffins and the Raspberry Lemon muffins! Who am I kidding... I love them all too!) Kate

marie johson

Monday 28th of October 2019

I adore this Cherry Dr Pepper Cake. My favorite soda in the world is Dr. Pepper and when you put it together with chocolate I am all in. Thanks for sharing

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