Delicious Pistachio Cake Recipe: Perfect for Any Occasion!

Looking for an indulgent dessert that won’t wreck your diet? Look no further than this Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake Recipe. Packed with the creamy flavor of instant pistachio pudding and the lightness of angel food cake, this dessert is guilt-free and low in points. Whether you’re counting calories or simply looking for a healthier treat option, this recipe is sure to be a hit.

I know what you’re thinking: a diet dessert can’t possibly taste good. But let me tell you, this cake is so moist and delicious that you might just forget it’s good for you. And with only a handful of ingredients, it’s incredibly easy to make. So why not give it a try? Your taste buds – and your waistline – will thank you.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake
Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake

Get ready to fall in love with a cake that will satisfy your sweet cravings without sabotaging your diet! This Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake Recipe is the perfect treat for anyone looking to indulge without the guilt.

With its low-calorie count, this cake is designed to fit perfectly into your health and fitness regime. Packed with sugar-free instant pistachio pudding and a white cake mix, this recipe is sure to satisfy all your indulgent cravings while keeping you on track.

Not only is it weight watchers friendly, but it’s also easy to make. Set aside just a few minutes of your day to prepare the ingredients, mix them together, and put the batter into the oven. The end result? A delicious and moist cake that will leave everyone wanting more.

But that’s not all. If you’re looking to experiment with flavors, you can add variations such as swapping out pistachio pudding for different flavors or adding mandarin oranges and whip cream on top of the cake- delicious!

What makes this recipe stand out from other dessert recipes is its versatility. Whether it’s a family get-together or an impromptu gathering, it’s versatile enough to fit any occasion.

So go ahead and take a leap of faith, try this recipe out in your kitchen and let the delectable aroma and taste take over. You won’t regret adding this recipe to your arsenal of desserts that are both reminiscing and waistline-friendly at the same time! Are you ready to indulge guilt-free?

Ingredient List

 A slice of heaven in every bite!
A slice of heaven in every bite!

Gather All You Need to Prepare This Amazing Cake

This cake recipe requires specific ingredients that give it a unique taste and a low-calorie count that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. Here’s what you’ll need:

For the Cake:

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 pkg sugar-free instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 cups Diet 7-Up
  • 1/2 cup fat-free cool whip

For the Frosting:

  • 1 oz package sugar-free instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 18.7 oz can of crushed pineapple (in its juice)
  • 8 oz tub of fat-free Cool Whip

Each ingredient in this list plays an important role in creating the perfect texture, flavor, and color of this delightful cake. Ensure to not miss any item from the list or make necessary substitutions if required.

The Recipe How-To

 The perfect pistachio cake for anyone watching their weight.
The perfect pistachio cake for anyone watching their weight.

Now that we have discussed the introduction, why you’ll love this recipe, and the ingredients, it’s time to get baking! Check your ingredients one more time to make sure everything is ready.

Mix the Cake

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add one box of white cake mix and one box of instant pistachio pudding mix.
  3. Mix these dry ingredients together until they are well blended.
  4. Add in 3 egg whites and 1¼ cups diet 7 Up® soda. Mix together gently until everything is moistened and incorporated.

Bake the Cake

  1. Prepare a 9 x 13-inch baking dish by lightly coating with non-stick spray.
  2. Pour the mixed batter into the pan and bake for 24–28 minutes or until golden brown on top and the sides have pulled away from the pan.

Prepare the Pistachio Fluff Topping

  1. While the cake is baking in the oven, let’s prepare the pistachio fluff topping.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add together 8 oz fat-free cool whip, a small box of sugar-free instant pistachio pudding mix, 1 ounce package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding, and 1¾ cups cold milk.
  3. Whisk together for about 2-3 minutes or until it forms into a fluffy mixture.


  1. Once you have removed the cake from the oven, let it cool completely.
  2. Sprinkle some chopped pistachios on top of the cooled cake layer, if desired.
  3. Spread your prepared pistachio fluff topping evenly over the top of your pistachio cake layer.
  4. Chill your assembled dessert for at least one hour before serving.

Enjoy your delicious Weight Watchers-friendly Pistachio Cake with Pistachio Fluff Topping.

Substitutions and Variations

 One look at this cake and you'll be nuts about it!
One look at this cake and you’ll be nuts about it!

Now, let’s talk about how you can customize this delectable Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake recipe to make it your own. Here are a few substitutions and variations options that you can easily swap out or add to the recipe:

– Instead of using a white cake mix, you could try using a yellow cake mix or even a chocolate cake mix! This will add a different flavor profile to the cake while still incorporating the delicious pistachio pudding mix.

– If you don’t have access to sugar-free instant pistachio pudding, you could substitute it with another sugar-free instant pudding flavor such as vanilla, chocolate or lemon.

– For an added crunch, throw in some chopped almonds or pecans into the cake batter before baking. You could also substitute the pistachios with other nuts if you prefer or mix and match nuts for unique and tasty combinations.

– For a luscious touch, top the cakes with fat-free cool whip, icing or frosting. You can also experiment with different kinds of frosting such as vanilla frosting, cream cheese frosting or whipped cream if that suits your fancy.

– For an extra dose of sweetness, try adding about 1/4 – 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips to the cake mix before baking. It will give you an incredible chocolate-pistachio flavor duo!

– Consider trying different flavors of pudding mixes that work well with Pistachio like cheesecake, coconut cream etc.

– Paired with fruit cups like mandarin oranges, peaches or strawberries adds some extra flavorful sweetness to this dish.

Overall, this recipe is super versatile and can be customized according to your individual needs and cravings. Don’t hesitate to experiment with substitution and variations – who knows, your experimentation may yield a new favorite recipe!

Serving and Pairing

 Delicious and guilt-free, what more could you ask for?
Delicious and guilt-free, what more could you ask for?

This pistachio cake is a delicious and light dessert that can be enjoyed on its own or with a variety of pairings. One great option is to top each slice of cake with a dollop of fat-free cool whip or whipped cream for an extra indulgent treat.

For a more breakfast-inspired option, try serving the pistachio cake alongside fresh berries and a cup of coffee or tea. The tanginess of the fruits pairs perfectly with the sweet and nutty flavor of the cake.

If you’re feeling creative, try turning the pistachio cake into a trifle by layering it in a bowl with slices of fresh strawberries, blueberries, or any other fruit you prefer. This dessert idea is perfect for parties or potlucks because it not only tastes amazing, but it also looks beautiful.

For a refreshing twist, try pairing the pistachio cake with fresh mandarin oranges on the side. The bright citrus flavor complements the nutty and sweet flavors of the cake effortlessly.

Finally, if you’re looking to indulge completely, pair this delicious pistachio cake with white chocolate frosting. The combination will create an unforgettable birthday or celebration cake that will impress any guests.

Regardless of how you choose to serve it, this weight watchers friendly pistachio cake recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while helping you stay healthy all at once!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 You won't believe this cake is weight watchers approved!
You won’t believe this cake is weight watchers approved!

Ah, the joys of having leftover cake! But before you start daydreaming about a midnight snack, let me enlighten you on the best ways to store, reheat and make-ahead this Pistachio Cake.

Firstly, if you plan on making this cake ahead of time, let it cool completely and then store it in the refrigerator for up to three days. To retain its moisture and freshness, it’s best to cover it with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Trust me, your future self will thank you for this!

To reheat the cake, remove the plastic wrap or foil and either pop it in the microwave for a few seconds (15-20) or place it in a preheated oven for about 10 minutes. You want to heat it just enough to make it warm and inviting without making it hot and dry.

Now let’s say you have leftover cake from a party or you made too much for just one sitting (not that I blame you!), and want to store it for later. You can either keep the cake covered in plastic wrap or aluminum foil at room temperature for up to two days (if you have cooler temperatures), or slice it into portions and freeze them individually.

If freezing, wrap each slice tightly with plastic wrap and aluminum foil, then place them in a Ziplock bag with all the air removed before placing it in the freezer. This will ensure that your cake slices don’t get freezer-burned or absorb any unwanted smells from other foods.

When it comes to thawing frozen glasses of Pistachio Cake slices, simply remove them from the freezer and place them in the fridge overnight. This way when you’re ready to enjoy them later there is no fuss required!

Whatever your situation might be – whether serving fresh out of the oven or storing for later – these perfect tips are here to guide you on every step so that a scrumptious slice of this Pistachio Cake is always an option for you!

Tips for Perfect Results

 A bright green pop of color and flavor in every slice.
A bright green pop of color and flavor in every slice.

Perfection is subjective, but when it comes to baking, the end result must look and taste divine. Even if you follow a recipe to a T, baking is tricky, and there are chances of making little mistakes that could ruin your final product. Here are some tips to help you nail the Weight Watchers pistachio cake recipe every time:

1. Use room temperature ingredients: Start by taking out all the required ingredients from the refrigerator at least an hour before starting to bake. Room temperature ingredients combine better, forming a smoother batter that will rise better.

2. Don’t overbeat the egg whites: Beating egg whites too much will make them dry, causing your cake to become crumbly. The perfect consistency for egg whites is light and frothy.

3. Measure your ingredients properly: There is no such thing as ‘a pinch’ or ‘enough’ when it comes to baking – measurements matter! Ensure you have the proper cups and spoons, as well as a weighing scale to weigh everything precisely.

4. Sift your flour: Sifting flour is essential in removing any lumps, adding air in between the flour granules, which makes it easier to mix with other dry ingredients.

5. Let your cake cool before frosting: It may be tempting to slather frosting on your freshly baked cake, but it could result in melting frosting that will compromise its taste and appearance.

6. Store your ingredients correctly: Keep ingredients like egg whites, fat-free whipped cream, and any frosting in the refrigerator until needed.

7. Check for doneness: Always check if the cake is fully cooked by inserting a toothpick or knife into the center of the cake’s deepest part, which should come out clean.

8. Experiment with additional flavors: While this recipe tastes delicious as is, you could add fruits like mandarin oranges or pineapple chunks to give it a fruity twist without adding calories or points.

By following these tips and tricks, you’re sure to get consistently great results every time you make this Weight Watchers pistachio cake recipe. It’s deliciously light and airy without compromising flavor or richness, making it perfect for dessert any time of year!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake recipe is an amazing choice for anyone who wants to satisfy their sweet tooth while staying on track with their diet. With its wholesome ingredients and low calorie count, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen. Whether you serve it at a family gathering, a birthday party or simply as an everyday treat, this cake will be a hit with everyone who tries it. So why wait? Go ahead and give this recipe a try today and see for yourself how delicious healthy eating can truly be!

Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake

Weight Watchers Pistachio Cake Recipe

Believe it or not, this light cake stays fresh in the fridge up to two weeks assuming it lasts that long! I personally like it any time of the year but it is particularly good in the summer or whenever you need something light and refreshing but without all of the extra calories. Enjoy!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Low calorie
Keyword: < 60 Mins, Dessert, Easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Calories: 189.4kcal



  • 18 1/4 ounces white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups diet 7-Up


  • 1 (1 ounce) package sugar-free instant pistachio pudding
  • 8 ounces fat-free cool whip (small)
  • 1 cup diet 7-Up


  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • Spray 13 x 9 pan.
  • Bake at 350°F for 30 - 35 minutes. Test cake top by lightly touching the center which should feel slightly firm and will slightly spring back to the touch.
  • (Cool cake completely before frosting.).
  • Mix together frosting ingredients and spread over cake.
  • Refrigerate until ready to eat and hold in the fridge for up to two weeks!
  • Enjoy!

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Serving: 120g | Calories: 189.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 4.8g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Sodium: 306.4mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 23.7g

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