OK people, I know it’s hot outside, but these Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are so worth turning on your oven for. Moist and fluffy, it’s hard to believe that each cupcake is just 4 Points +. Made with a lot of fresh ingredients and no artificial sweeteners, the end result is a sweet and tasty cupcake that is so soft and delicious. My two year old will even eat these without the frosting! Just by making a few healthier changes to a traditional carrot cake recipe, I was able to shave off a lot of extra fat and calories with very little compromise in taste. They make a great low fat dessert recipe to serve anytime. Enjoy!
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Looking for a rich and delicious dessert recipe that tastes like a million bucks but won’t use up all your PointsPlus? Try this healthy cupcake recipe for Chocolate Raspberry cupcakes, and you will seriously forget you are on a diet. Made with fresh fruit instead of artificially sweetened syrups and topped with a creamy and flavorful cream cheese frosting, this light cupcake is a real treat. The cake itself is moist and delicious, and the frosting is soooooo yummy, I was tempted to just eat the whole bowl of it with a spoon. Chocolate and raspberry have always been a favorite flavor combination of mine, and using the two of them in this low calorie cupcake recipe turned out oh so good. Though it’s not an official one of Weight Watchers Dessert Recipes, each of these little decadent cupcakes have just 5 Points +, and make the perfect end to any meal, or the perfect Weight Watchers friendly treat to reward yourself with. Enjoy!
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A slice of creamy cheesecake for just 4 Points + per slice!?? YES, please!! When I first came across this Orange Marmalade Cheesecake Recipe on Eating Well, I literally wanted to lick the screen. I love cheesecake, and anytime I can find a healthier, lower calorie version, you can bet your bottom dollar that I’m going to be giving it a try. I made some changes to their version to make it more WW friendly, and I was surprised at how well it turned out – though it does take a bit more effort to make than most Weight Watchers Cheesecake Recipes I’ve found. But the taste is SO worth it! A healthy treat for the family or a great, low calorie dessert recipe to take to a party or potluck, this delicious orange cheesecake will not disappoint!
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After indulging in this cake at a recent party at a friend of mine’s house, I asked for the original recipe, which was from Eating Well, and made a few alterations to make it a bit more Weight Watchers friendly. Plus, I wanted to make it easier….their original banana cream layer cake recipe calls for making your own bavarian cream filling, but I just wasn’t a fan of the flavor of the cream or the hassle of preparing it. But by using Nonfat Cool Whip mixed with fat free vanilla pudding instead, I got a better flavor, it was much easier, and it lowered the fat and calorie count – a LOT. If you aren’t a fan of Cool Whip, you can use Fat Free Reddi Whip too (which I LOVE), but it does get runny kind of fast, so prepare for that. Though it tastes fantastic. So if you want a great summer dessert recipe that will help you stay on track with your Weight Watchers goals, this Banana Cream Cake is a must try. With only 6 Points + per slice, you can have your cake and eat it too!
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If you are looking for a super yummy, low calorie version of a homemade carrot cake recipe, then you came to the right place! Considering that traditional carrot cakes can average 12-15 weight watchers points per serving, this diet friendly carrot cake recipe is a fabulous bargain at just a 4 Point Total per serving. And then there’s the not so average, Cheesecake Factory’s Carrot Cake Recipe. It has approximately: 1,510 calories, 84g fat, 600mg sodium, 179g carbs, 6g fiber, 129g sugars, 18g protein = 36 Weight Watchers Points!!!! CRAZY. I have always been a fan of carrot cakes with that rich, gooey, cream cheese frosting, but being a Weight Watcher pretty much kept me away from all my favorite dessert recipes. But after some trial and error and alterations with traditional carrot cakes recipes, I was able to create a version that is much lower in points and yet still tastes AMAZING. And though this is not an official one of weight watchers dessert recipes, it’s a great, low calorie dessert that will satisfy the carrot cake lover in everyone.
I LOOOOOOOVE cheesecake! But being a weight watcher, I pretty much ruled out this tasty dessert recipe. But then I stumbled upon this delicious, no-bake cheesecake recipe that has a Point Total of just 6! It’s light and fluffy, yet still creamy and delicious. The perfect treat for cheesecake lovers who are watching their waistline. Next time you are in need of a good low calorie dessert recipe, give this no-bake cheesecake a try!
One of my readers recently wrote in asking if I had a good Weight Watchers Recipe for Coconut cake. So this weekend I did some research and found one and baked it immediately!! It was fantastic! This Weight Watchers Coconut Cake Recipe is still a rich and decadent dessert, but it has half the calories of a traditional coconut cake recipe. With just a few changes and substitutions, this fabulously delicious cake clocks in at just 5 Weight Watcher Points + per slice, and is a very filling and satisfying dessert. It turned out so moist and creamy, and I absolutely fell in LOVE with this cake. If you want a good low calorie coconut cake recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth but won’t use up all your Weight Watcher Points, give this one a try!
Moist and delicious, this fabulous Weight Watchers Chocolate Cake is a real winner. It is similar to a rich, decadent devil’s food cake, but this version is slimmed down by adding a shocking secret ingredient: canned sauerkraut. (Yes, you read that right.) But before you judge, you must give this Weight Watchers dessert recipe a try! This dark chocolate cake is perfect to serve after any holiday dinner or after any meal, for that matter. And it’s an easy cake recipe that just about any amateur baker could pull off. With just 4 Weight Watcher Points per slice, this decadent dessert is sure to be a hit — and no one will know that the beautiful chocolate cake they are indulging in is low fat, low calories and low in Points!
One of my readers recently emailed me to see if I could find this popular Weight Watchers dessert recipe, so I searched high and low until I did, and boy am I glad I did! If you love the Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake on the Weight Watchers Applebee’s Menu, you will LOOOOOVE this copycat recipe! It’s so moist and delicious and so full of flavor you will never believe that it’s low in calories and Weight Watcher Points! And clocking in at only 4 Weight Watchers Points per serving, this low calorie cake recipe is a must have dessert recipe for any Weight Watcher. And I love that it’s so incredibly easy to make. Not only does it taste good, but it looks fantastic too, so this dessert recipe will definitely trick anyone into thinking it’s not a low calorie treat. So if you are craving a big tasty slice of chocolate cake and can’t make it to an Applebee’s, give this Weight Watchers Chocolate Raspberry Cake Recipe a try! Whether you are dieting or not, this Weight Watchers dessert is a great treat for the whole family.
Red Velvet Cake and Red Velvet Cupcakes are my, hands down, absolute favorite desserts. I ADORE them. But the typical Red Velvet Cake Recipes are full of fat, calories and of course, extra Points. So when I came across this Weight Watchers Recipe for it, I was beyond excited and couldn’t wait to try it! When I read through the recipe, I was concerned about the icing because I REALLY like a thick buttercream, cream cheesy icing on my red velvet, but it turned out to taste pretty darn good! The icing is definitely lighter and fluffier than I’m used to, but it still tastes fantastic, and it’s a fair compromise for just 4 Weight Watchers Points per serving. This is the perfect low calorie dessert recipe to to take to any party or dinner and of course, it’s a great treat to make at home as well! When I made this recipe, I made 15 Red Velvet Cupcakes from the mix, so that I had my portions already divided out. If you love Red Velvet Cake, you’ve gotta give this Weight Watchers Red Velvet Cake Recipe a try and satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt!