Make a reduced-sugar trifle using sugar-free chocolate cake, sugar-free pudding, frozen cherries, and whipped topping. This classic make-ahead layered dessert is ideal for entertaining when you have guests that need to reduce their intake of sugar.
1 (8-ounce) package chocolate sugar-free, low-fat cake mix (such as Sweet 'N Low)
Prepare cake mix according to package directions, using 3/4 cup water. Let cake cool in pan; remove from pan, and cut into cubes.
Prepare pudding mix according to package directions, using 2 cups fat-free milk; chill at least 30 minutes.
Thaw cherries, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Combine cherries, juice, and food coloring.
Place half of cake cubes in a 3-quart trifle bowl. Spoon half of cherries over cake; spread 1 cup pudding over cherries, and top with half of whipped topping. Repeat layers. Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired (chocolate curls not included in analysis). Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
Look for sugar-free cake mixes alongside the regular cake mixes or in the dietetic section of the grocery store.
It has potential to be good. The cherries were kind of bland. I think strawberries would be better. Take note the recipe doesn't mention adding the pudding as a layer. I put all the layers on and realized that I didn't add pudding. I had to scoop half the recipe out to add the pudding so the layers weren't as pretty looking for presentation.
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