Low-Fat Cakes: 3 Delicious Recipes for You to Try Today!

The lockdown has taken its toll on everyone and we may not be fully in the clear yet. Meantime it seems people have taken up baking to pass the time. Baking can be therapeutic, and some say it can even relieve stress. I think cake can fix everything, a cup of tea and a slice of cake will always make you feel better. However, eating cake all the time isn’t so great for your calorie intake and can often be full of fat. We have filtered out a few of the best low-fat cakes so that you can still continue baking and won’t feel so bad about eating them either. Read on for Low-Fat Cakes: 3 Delicious Recipes for You to Try Today!

1. Carrot Cake

This recipe is great because it only contains 9 grams of fat and just 217 calories per serving. This is a healthier alternative to other cakes and is easy to make! This recipe uses quark, wholemeal flour and light soft cheese making it better overall in terms of calorie profile. No cake is completely healthy and lower-fat cakes still taste great.

2. Brownies

Brownies are one of my favourite kinds of cakes and this recipe is the best low-fat version. Chocolate can often be quite heavy but these brownies are light and I guarantee you won’t be feeling so bad about eating these. They contain 175 calories and 6 grams of fat per brownie. You can even add on some fresh raspberries on top!

Here are some more healthy snack ideas if you run out of recipe ideas!

3. Apple cake

This apple cake recipe doesn’t use any butter or oil which means it only contains 1 gram of fat! The cake has 116 calories per serving and the recipe originates from Italy. It is really light and only takes 45 minutes to prep and cook. You can have this cake as a dessert or a healthier breakfast snack. It’s the perfect alternative to apple pie!

There you have it, 3 simple, easy recipes to try. It’s important to find things to keep you busy in these unprecedented times. Baking can really help mentally as it can improve mood and creates a constructive diversion. Too much cake is not great for anyone but baking once a week can definitely be beneficial. You can still enjoy the things you love with alternative ingredients that create a healthier option. These recipes are perfect for anyone who is mindful of what they eat but still wants to bake!

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