Applebee's Copycat Recipe
Chocolate cake covered in a light cream cheese glaze, dusted with powdered sugar and drizzled with raspberry sauce.
1 Pillsbury Reduced Sugar Devil’s Food Cake Mix
1 can of diet Pepsi
1 1/3 cups Water
8 oz. reduced fat cream cheese
3 tsp baking Splenda
4 tbsp Fat Free Cool Whip
1/2 cup raspberry jam
Mix cake mix, water and can soda. Beat with mixer for two minutes. Pour into 2 round cake pans that have been sprayed with non-stick spray on bottom only. Bake as directed on box. Turn out onto cooling rack and let cool completely. For frosting mix cream cheese, cool whip and Splenda. Mix until smooth. When cake is cooled spread a thin layer of cream cheese on bottom layer and place other layer on top, then spread remaining frosting on top. Heat raspberry jam and drizzle over the top of cake. Cut into 12 inch servings and enjoy
Applebee's International, Inc. is the leader in the casual dining segment of the United States restaurant marketplace. The company franchises and operates more than 1,100 restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar name, about a quarter of which it owns. The eateries offer moderately priced, high-quality food and drink for all ages in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Applebee's is continuing to expand, with 1,800 outlets the company's stated goal. A smaller restaurant format has been designed for areas with populations under 25,000, to facilitate penetration of previously untapped markets.