Low calorie cake recipes that are as tasty and sweet as the original version can make sticking to a diet that much easier to accomplish! These healthy cake recipes are easy to make, and are perfect for every occasion that may arise, including the craving for an occasional sweet treat. With all of the healthy ingredients included in each recipe, these cakes have less calories than any cake you can find at a store or restaurant.
Red Earthquake Cake Recipe
1 cup of all-purpose flour
1 cup of Splenda
1/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ tsp of baking soda
1 tsp of baking powder
¾ cup of skim milk
¼ cup of vegetable oil
1 tsp of vanilla extract
1 whole egg, plus 1 egg white
To begin, place all of the dry ingredients in one bowl, and all of the wet ingredients in another bowl. Combine them, mixing well. Bake in a prepared pan for 30 minutes at 350 degrees, tasting for being done before removing it from the oven.
Our next favorite in our collection of low calorie cake recipes is much healthier than it looks to be at first, we promise. This healthy cake recipe is a fast alternative to making high calorie, complicated cupcakes, and is perfect for bake sales or that unexpected classroom party.
Lemon Soda Cupcake Recipe
1 lemon cake mix
1 can of Diet Seven-Up
Mix the two ingredients together, and bake according to the directions given on the cake mix box. Each one only has 88 calories, without any icing. The mix should produce 18 cupcakes, and can be frosted with sugar-free mixes of any flavor.
Our next entry in our low calorie cake recipes collection is perfect for the chocolate lovers in your life! Who says that chocolate cake cannot also be a healthy cake recipe? The following recipe is proof that it can be done, and from scratch at that!
Chocolate Lovers Cake
1 ½ cup of flour
¼ cup of granulated fructose, or other sugar substitute
½ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
1 ½ tsp of baking soda
1 tsp of salt
1 cup of low fat milk (1%), or skim milk
2/3 cup of liquid shortening
2 large eggs
To begin, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare and grease a standard 8 x 8 baking pan. Combine the flour, fructose/sugar substitute, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, milk, shortening, and eggs together. Mix well, until batter is smooth. Pour the blended mixture into the prepared pan, and bake for approximately 50 minutes. Test with toothpick to ensure doneness throughout. Let cool before serving, and cut into slices.
The above recipe makes a great afterschool treat for the kids, and adults, alike. Serve with a tall glass of ice cold skim milk for a quick sweet treat. It is also the perfect recipe to use for bake sales, potluck dinners, family get-togethers or just as an occasional family treat. For added nutrition and fiber, you can also add in finely chopped walnuts, either into the mix itself, or as a topping.
These are just a few of the quick and easy low calorie cake recipes you can find!