Dark Chocolate Berry Layer Cheesecake

With the help of the winning recipes from Dr. Oz’s Healthy Boxed Cake Bake Off, you’ll have three reasons to get excited about baking with everyone’s all-time favorite dessert staple again! So go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth because these recipes include nutritious foods you’d never guess were in such scrumptious sweet treats.

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  • 1 box store-bought Devil's food cake mix
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/2 oz melted dark chocolate
  • 1 packet of sugar substitute
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp non-fat plain yogurt
  • mix of any berries
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 packet of sugar substitute


Whisk all the filling ingredients together until all ingredients are combined and smooth.

Bake cake according to box instructions, but using the new ingredients listed above. Layer the cake, cheese filling and berries, and finish with some toasted almond slivers for texture and dark chocolate shavings for garnish. Enjoy!