Lightened-Up Funfetti Cake Batter Dip + Family Movie Night

Hi, friends!  I have a recipe and a fun, family activity to share with you today.  Double whammy!  First, check out this Lightened-Up Funfetti Cake Batter Dip…it’s packed with protein (thanks to Greek yogurt), but it tastes like you’re licking a bowl of cake batter!

Lightened Up Funfetti Cake Batter Dip

Served with graham crackers, animal crackers, or fruit slices, this dip would be the perfect addition to a kid’s birthday party, or a great way to welcome your children home for snack after a day at school.  But in this house, we choose to eat it for dinner!  That’s right…dinner.  :)

We have a nice little tradition that we call Family Movie Night.  About once a week (usually on a Friday or Saturday evening), the boys get an early bath, put on their pajamas, and spread out some blankets on the living room floor.  We rent a family-friendly movie and everyone sits on the floor to eat our dinner (like a picnic!).  The kids LOVE that I allow them to eat somewhere other than the kitchen table, and Keith and I love the relaxed family downtime.


As you can see from the photos I took here, we often have pizza for dinner on a movie night.  It’s the perfect meal because we don’t need utensils and the crumbs are minimal.  On other evenings, I serve a movie night dinner that is made up of snack-type finger foods.  These are often typical party appetizers that the boys can munch on while they watch the show.  Some favorites are Mini Pigs in a Blanket (using crescent rolls and lil’ smokies), Queso Dip and Chips, carrots and ranch dip, snack mixes, fruit kabobs with yogurt dip, and this Lightened-Up Funfetti Cake Batter Dip.


A fun way to spend an evening inside together!


Even Spence participates in the fun from the comfort of his swing or Bumbo seat!


Give this recipe a try at your own Family Movie Night!



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Lightened-Up Funfetti Cake Batter Dip
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Serves: 8
  • 1 cup Funfetti cake mix (you can also use yellow cake mix if you prefer)
  • 1 cup non-fat Greek-style vanilla yogurt
  • ¾ cup fat-free whipped topping, thawed (such as Cool Whip)
  • Rainbow sprinkles, for garnish
  1. In a medium bowl, stir together cake mix and yogurt. Gently fold in whipped topping until completely combined. Dip will be thick, but fluffy.
  2. Cover and refrigerate dip for about 4 hours (or overnight). Garnish with sprinkles just before serving.

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  1. My kids would love this! Pinned!
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  2. What yummy treats :)
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  3. This looks and sounds so yummy! Thanks for visiting me so I could find you, you have a great looking site and I’m definitely going to try this terrific snack for my girls! Take care – Dawn @ We Call It
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  4. I can’t wait to try this. My husband LOVES funfetti cake batter. I’m so glad I found your post on the Marvelous Mondays link party.
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  5. Love this lightened up version – and how cute are those kiddos!! Saw this at the tuesday talent show and had to stop by and check it out. Pinning!

  6. love the idea of a movie night! Such sweet fun and such cute boys! We will have to try this dip too, sounds yummy!!
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  7. Dinner? I’m sold! This looks SOOO delicious!
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  8. ADORABLE kids and a delicious snack- I want to come over for movie night!! :) Thank you for sharing this with us at Treasure Box Tuesday! ♥
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  9. Oh yum!! This looks really good, and would make a great dish for a party. Thank you so much for linking it up to Dare to Share. You are the Dare to Share Feature of the Day!
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  11. Oh I LOVE funfetti dip! I’ve used a recipe very similar to this one before.


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