5 Popular Healthy Cakes To Try At Home 

Imagine a delicious cake is before you and you already can smell its aroma of flavors. Can you resist yourself without eating it? Not just you, a yoke around the world can’t resist due to the temptation that cake brings. What about the calories that it brings? Don’t worry, today we are going to know about the healthy cake recipes which are best to enjoy happily without having any guilt. Here are the best healthy chocolate cake ideas to look at. 

1. Lemon And Berry Shortcake

Ingredients

All-purpose Flour – 1-1/3 Cups

Sugar – 1/2 Cup

Baking Powder – 2 Teaspoons

Salt – 1/4 Teaspoon

Large Egg – 1

Buttermilk – 2/3 Cup

Melted Butter – 1/4 Cup

Grated Lemon Zest – 1 Teaspoon

Lemon Juice – 1 Tablespoon

Vanilla Extract – 1 Teaspoon

Sliced Fresh Strawberries – 1 Cup

Fresh Blackberries – 1 Cup

Sliced Fresh Strawberries – 1 Cup

Lemon Juice – 1 Tablespoon

Sugar – 1 Teaspoon

Reduced-fat Whipped Topping – 2 Cups

Preparation:

  • Preheat your oven at 350°c. And grease or spray a 9-in. round baking pan with flour or oil.
  • Get a huge bowl and whisk salt, baking powder, sugar, and flour. 
  • In another bowl, beat butter, buttermilk, egg, lemon juice,  lemon zest, and vanilla. Add this mixture to the dry ingredients, and mix it till moistened. 
  • Now, fold in 1 cup of strawberries and transfer it to the fully prepared pan.
  • Bake this for 20-25 min or till the toothpick that’s inserted in the cake center comes out clean. Cool this for 10 minutes and remove it from the pan to the site rack to cool it fully.
  • Decorate the cake with sugar, lemon juice, and berries. And top the cake with berries.

2. Carrot Cake

Ingredients

Dry

Carrots – 3–4 Large

White Whole Wheat Flour – 3/4 Cup

All-purpose Flour – 3/4 Cup

Light Brown Sugar – 1/2 Cup

Baking Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

Baking Soda – 1/2 Teaspoon

Cinnamon – 1 Teaspoon

Ground Ginger – 1/2 Teaspoon

Salt – 1/8 Teaspoon

Chopped Pecans – 1/3 Cup

Raisins – 1/3 Cup

Wet

Unsweetened Applesauce – 1/3 Cup

Large Eggs – 2

Vanilla Extract – 1 Teaspoon

Maple Syrup – 1/4 Cup

Unsweetened Almond Milk – 1/4 Cup

Melted Coconut Oil – 2 Tablespoons

Cream Cheese Frosting

Fat-free Cream Cheese – 1/2 Cup

Nonfat Greek Yogurt – 1/2 Cup

Maple Syrup – 2 Tablespoons

Preparation:

  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF then spray it with a 9×9-inch pan by using a cooking spray. Then, keep it aside.
  • Then, peel and grate large carrots. And add the grated carrot over a paper towel then squeeze out the moisture.
  • Measure two cups of the grated carrots. Then keep them in a bowl with the remaining dry ingredients then mix them.
  • Take a bowl, and mix the wet ingredients without coconut oil.
  • Now include these wet ingredients in dry ingredients then mix them. Now, mix in melted coconut oil.  Mix this again.
  • Transfer the whole batter to the 9×9-inch pan then bake this in an oven. 
  • Now, bake it for 25-30 minutes for 350ºF 
  • And cool this carrot cake for an hour right before you frost the cake.
  • Now, make a healthy cream cheese frosting by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl then mix it smooth.
  • After the carrot cake is cooled. Now frost it with chopped pecans,  ground cinnamon, and enjoy.

3. Blueberry Coffee Cake

Ingredients

Dry

White Whole Wheat Flour – 1 Cup

Garbanzo Bean Flour – 1/2 Cup

Coconut Sugar – 1/4 Cup

Fresno Blueberries -1  Cup

Baking Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

Baking Soda – 1/2 Teaspoon

Salt – ⅛ Teaspoon

Wet

Large Eggs – 2

Vanilla Extract – 1 Teaspoon

Honey – 1/4 Cup

Melted Coconut Oil –  2 Tablespoons

Unsweetened Almond Milk – 1 Cup

Preparation:

  • Firstly, preheat your oven at 350ºF. Now, spray an 8×8 inch square pan by using cooking spray and  coconut oil
  • Place wheat flour, coconut sugar, bean flour, baking powder, blueberries, baking soda, and salt in a bowl then mix it till it’s mixed. Now, include every wet ingredient and mix it till it’s smooth.
  •  Finally, mix in the melted coconut oil and blend it again.
  • Transfer the batter to a square pan then bake the cake for 30 minutes at 350ºF. Enjoy.

4. Banana cake

Ingredients

Wet

Mashed Bananas – 2 Medium Size

Eggs – 2

Greek Yogurt – 1/4 Cup

Coconut Oil – 2 Tablespoons

Vanilla – 1 Teaspoon

Unsweetened Almond Milk – 1 Cup

Maple Syrup – 1/4 Cup

Dry

White Whole Wheat Flour – 1.5 Cups

Baking Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

Baking Soda – 1/2 Teaspoon

Cinnamon – 1/2 Teaspoon

Salt – 1/8 Teaspoon

Preparation:

  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF. Then, grease a 10-inch iron skillet with coconut oil.
  • Then, mash bananas in a  bowl till it is smooth like a liquid. Now, include the remaining liquid ingredients and stir them till it’s combined. Keep it aside.
  • Add every ingredient to a huge bowl and stir it. Mix in liquid ingredients then mix it.
  • Add the butter to the cast iron skillet then bake for 30-35 minutes for 350ºF or until it’s baked fully. 

5. Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

All-Purpose Flour Gluten-Free – 1 1/2 Cups

Granulated Sweetener – 1 Cup

Cocoa Powder – 1/4 Cup

Baking Soda – 1 Teaspoon

Salt – 1/2 Teaspoon

Apple Cider Vinegar – 1 Tablespoon

Vanilla Extract – 1 Teaspoon

Unsweetened Applesauce – 6 Tablespoon

Water – 1 Cup

Preparation:

  • Preheat your oven at 360°c. Line and spray an 8-inch springform pan by using parchment paper then set it aside.
  • Now, take a huge mixing bowl, and mix sweetener, salt, baking soda,  flour, salt, and cocoa powder then mix it well.
  • Mix in apple cider vinegar, vanilla extract,  unsweetened applesauce then stir it well. 
  • Now, add the water on top then stir it until it’s fluffy enough.
  • Transfer this cake batter to the pan then bake it for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Now, remove it from the oven to cool the cake fully for 10 minutes. And transfer the cake to a wire rack for cooling it completely. You can frost if needed. 

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