5 Weight Watchers Cake Recipes

Use these 5 Weight Watchers cake recipes to soothe your sweet tooth while sticking to your diet.  Be it chocolate cake, red velvet, vanilla, cinnamon or carrot cake, these Weight Watchers cake recipes are sure to please dieters and non-dieters alike.

To make a Weight Watchers chocolate cake, you will need:

  • 1 cup sauerkraut
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease a bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Puree the sauerkraut until smooth using a food processor
  3. Combine the cocoa, sugar, flour and baking soda in a large bowl. Beat in hot water and butter. Stir in the sauerkraut.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes. Cool briefly in the pan, then invert onto a wire rack.

To make a Weight Watchers vanilla pound cake, you will need:

  • 8 ounces light cream cheese
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease a loaf pan with a non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Beat the cream cheese and butter in a large bowl using an electric mixer. Mix in salt, baking powder and sugar.
  3. Separate three eggs, placing the whites in a separate bowl. Discard yolks.
  4. Whisk in the remaining eggs, almond extract and vanilla with the egg whites. Gradually mix in the flour and egg mixture with the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 55 to 65 minutes. Cool completely.

To make a Weight Watchers carrot cake, you will need:

  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups carrots, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 3 ounces light cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a nine-inch round cake pan with wax paper and spray with a non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Beat the egg, honey, lemon juice and oil in a large bowl with an electric mixer.
  3. Combine the flour, wheat flour, cinnamon, salt and baking soda in a separate bowl. Stir in carrots.
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture to the egg mixture. Stir until blended.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  6. Mix the powdered sugar, cream cheese and vanilla in a small bowl. Frost the cake with cream cheese frosting.

To make a Weight Watchers red velvet cake, you will need:

  • 16 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 fluid ounce red food coloring
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Beat the egg whites and vinegar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Mix in one cup of sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  3. Whisk together the water, vanilla, food coloring and cocoa in a separate bowl. Gently fold in one half of the egg whites.
  4. Mix the remaining sugar, flour and salt in a third bowl. Fold the mixture into the remaining egg whites.
  5. Gently add the cocoa mixture to the egg white mixture. Spoon into a ten-inch angel food cake pan.
  6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Invert and allow to cool.

To make a Weight Watchers cinnamon swirl cake, you will need:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups no-calorie sweetener
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups light sour cream
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease a bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Mix the butter, sweetener and egg using an electric mixer. Mix in the egg substitute and vanilla. Beat in the apple sauce and 3/4 cup sour cream.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking soda and baking powder in a separate bowl. Gradually mix the flour mixture into the wet ingredients.
  4. Stir in the remaining sour cream. Beat until just incorporated.
  5. Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and 1/4 cup of batter in a small bowl.
  6. Fill the prepared pan with half of the batter. Top with the cinnamon mixture, using a knife to gently swirl the mixtures. Fill the pan with the remaining batter.
  7. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
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