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Skinny Strawberry Poke Cupcakes

Strawberry poke cake is my absolutely favorite.  My sister and I usually request it from our Mom every year on our birthdays.  This year I thought I would test out a recipe for skinny strawberry poke cupcakes.

They are just as delicious as my mom’s cake version (with fewer calories).  And having them in cupcake form helped me not feel like I needed to eat the entire pan.  That really happened once…hence my need for skinny versions of food. :)

skinny strawberry poke cupcakes

skinny strawberry poke cupcakes

Skinny Strawberry Poke Cupcakes
Recipe type: Dessert
  • Boxed white cake
  • 12 oz Sprite Zero
  • A box of Sugar Free Strawberry Jello
  • Cool Whip Free
  • 12 fresh strawberries with stems removed
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line 12 cupcake tins with wrappers. In a large bowl or mixer combine the boxed white cake and Sprite zero. Mix until the batter is free from lumps. Pour approximately ¼ cup of batter into each cupcake wrapper. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes (depending upon your oven). Let cupcakes completely cool.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water and stir in the Strawberry Jello. Stir until completely dissolved.
  3. Poke several holes into the top of the cupcake with a fork or a toothpick. Using a spoon pour the Strawberry Jello over the cupcakes. Place the cupcakes in the fridge for 2-3 hours to set.
  4. Once set frost the cupcakes with the Cool Whip Free. Top with a fresh strawberry and enjoy!


  • Mia @ MakeMeUpMia - Thank you for sharing this, who doesn’t love a healthier dessert option?! These look amazing :)

  • Laura @ Making Baby Provence - Um, yum!! So glad I saw this recipe.

  • Chelsea - Looks delicious! Do you have any other sugar free recipes? Any fall ones?!

  • Jenny Collier - I don’t currently. I will try to add more over time!