Weight Watchers Recipes

Weight Watchers-Friendly Red Velvet Cupcakes

Weight Watchers-Friendly Red Velvet Cupcakes


For the wet ingredients:

  • 1 cup Evaporated milk (Fresh milk can also be used) + 1 Tbsp Lemon juice or White Vinegar (set aside for at least 5 minutes)
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 large Eggs (L)
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Applesauce (as a healthier alternative to Canola oil)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Red food color (check for natural or low-calorie options)
  • 1/2 cup warm water

Instructions for the wet ingredients:

  1. Mix the evaporated milk (or fresh milk with lemon juice/white vinegar), brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, applesauce, vanilla, red food color, and warm water. Set aside.

For the Dry ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups Whole Wheat Flour (as a healthier alternative to All-purpose flour)
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

Instructions for the dry ingredients:

  1. Combine the whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder.

Final Steps:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients batter. Stir well and let it rest for at least 5 minutes before baking.
  2. Bake in a preheated oven at 160°C for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.


  • Adjustments like using applesauce instead of oil and whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour can contribute to making this recipe more weight-watcher friendly.

Enjoy your guilt-free Red Velvet Cupcakes!

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