Recipe courtesy of Weight Watchers

WW Points Plus Value – 7 pts

Servings: 16


  1 spray(s) cooking spray   
  2 Tbsp light butter   
  3/4 cup(s) water   
  2/3 cup(s) unpacked brown sugar   
  3/4 cup(s) Coconut meat, packaged, sweetened, shredded   
  1/2 cup(s) chopped pecans   
  5 large egg white(s)   
  1 cup(s) buttermilk   
  1/2 cup(s) fat-free sour cream   
  1/3 cup(s) unsweetened applesauce   
  18 1/2 oz German chocolate cake mix, 1 package   


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 9- x 13-inch nonstick baking pan with cooking spray.
  • In a small saucepan over low heat, melt butter with water. Stir in brown sugar until smooth; pour evenly into baking pan. Sprinkle coconut and pecans evenly over melted sugar mixture.
  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer set on high speed, beat egg whites for 30 seconds. Beat in buttermilk, sour cream and applesauce. Add cake mix and beat on low speed until moistened, about 30 seconds. Beat for an additional 2 minutes; pour into pan.
  • Bake for 40 minutes. Cool in pan on a rack. Cut into 16 pieces and serve.

Pictured below is my version of the cake, done w/o the coconut.  Still very tasty but I’d highly suggest following the recipe completly for best results!