No-Bake Black Forest Cake Parfait + More Healthy Parfait Recipes

Aug 2 2022
This is one of the most impressively decadent desserts you can throw together in 15 minutes. It has big treat-yourself energy but is made in the microwave. Go forth and nuke…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Black Forest Parfait Recipe

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Entire recipe: 227 calories, 4g total fat (2g sat. fat), 487mg sodium, 46g carbs, 3g fiber, 25g sugars, 2.5g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less
Cool: 5 minutes


1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener

1/2 tsp. cornstarch

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

1 dash cinnamon

1 dash salt

1/4 cup frozen dark sweet cherries, chopped

1/4 cup devil’s food cake or chocolate cake mix

2 tbsp. canned pure pumpkin

2 tbsp. light whipped topping (thawed from frozen)


In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine sweetener, cornstarch, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt.

Add 2 tsp. water, and mix until uniform. Add cherries, and stir to coat.

Cover and microwave for 1 minute and 15 seconds. Let sit (covered) for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, spray a microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add cake mix, pumpkin, and 1 tbsp. water. Mix thoroughly. (Batter will be thick.) Microwave for 1 minute, or until set.

Immediately run a knife along the edges to help separate the cake from the mug.

Once cool, crumble cake into pieces. Place cake pieces into a small glass. Top with cherry mixture and whipped topping.


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Hungry for More Easy & Healthy Parfait Recipes?

Good news: Breakfast parfaits can double as dessert…

And for even MORE easy & healthy parfait recipes, check these out.

Chew on this:

Here's something to celebrate: It's National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, August 2nd! Grab some Enlightened Light Ice Cream & a couple of flavored rice cakes, and make yourself this gigantic ice cream sammie.

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