What Type of Cake is Healthy?

When you are choosing a cake to treat your tastebuds but at the same time you are worried about your health. You might prefer a cake which is healthy and tasty as well. You should look for a cake which is low in calories as well as fats so you have to be choosy. If you are baking a cake at home, then you should look for replaceable ingredients that are healthy. If you wonder what is the healthiest cake to eat? Here we have brought a list of some delicious cakes which will tickle your tastebuds and are healthy for you. 

Hey! It’s a birthday celebration! Why celebrate this special occasion with the same cake that has always been brought when you have more options available? Below is the list of best birthday cakes type that you can choose from:

1. Angel Food Cake

angel food cake with toppings
Angel food cake is healthy because It does not contain egg yolk and butter. Without egg yolk and butter these cakes are low on calories and fats. A single slice of Angel Food Cake contains just almost around 70 calories. This cake is paired with some fresh strawberries and overall it provides a healthy & tasteful experience. Definitely try this out.

2 . Flourless Chocolate Cake

flourless chocolate cake
People usually think that without flour, the cake will not taste good. Flourless Chocolate Cake proves this myth to be wrong. This cake is prepared without flour and white sugar. This cake is so decadent. It is gluten-free. A slice of this cake contains about 150 calories. This still can satisfy your sweet tooth and chocolate cravings and will not cause any damage to your health.

3 . Protein Mug Cake

chocolate protein mug cake
Mug cake is the easiest way to prepare one serving to fulfill your desires. Not to forget to mention, you can have it as your breakfast. This cake uses ingredients like protein powder, banana, egg white, and cinnamon. Talking of the calories present in it, there are just 250 calories in a mug cake made with these ingredients.

4 . Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake
The best part of this cake is that it consumes less sugar and egg whites. Also, rather than buying cream from the shop, you can opt for homemade cream. Just a slice of Strawberry Shortcake is about 250 calories only. You can enjoy this cake without worrying about your health.

5 . Sugar-Free Carrot and Date Cake

Sugar free carrot cake
Though being a sugar-free cake, this cake is no less sweet than any other sugared cake. The taste of the cake is normal, just like others. Also, the presence of carrots and nuts makes it even healthier. It is a good option for diabetics and it carries around 176 calories per serving.

6 . Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

pineapple upside down cake

This cake contains 342 calories and 46g of carbohydrates. It also contains omega 3 and
mineral fiber along with vitamin A & phosphorus. This cake can be called a healthy cake
because of the presence of fruits and healthy fats in it. It can be sweetened with honey and
instead of powder sugar, we can use coconut sugar to retain its health benefits.

7 . Cheesecake

Rich and Creamy Cheesecake
This cake is full of protein. You can have this cake in a limited amount. Other than this, it also contains vitamin A, selenium, riboflavin, and phosphorus.

8 . Red Velvet Cake

healthy red velvet cake
This cake contains curd, which is a great probiotic and aids you in losing weight. Also, You can make this cake without eggs. This reduces the level of saturated fat and hence maintains the cholesterol level.

Healthy Cake ideas for Birthday

Birthdays are the most awaited days in our lives. We start deciding our menu and decorations, days before the actual day. In a hurry to make your birthday special, people sometimes forget that you should also try to make it healthy other than making your birthday just memorable. Here we have some ideas for you that can make your birthday special and healthy.

1 . Cupcakes With Chocolate Frosting

chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese filling
This cupcake contains applesauce, turmeric, and cannellini beans that make it healthy. The presence of applesauce reduces the amount of butter and sugar both. This makes the cake less sugary and contains less fat.

2 . Electric Greek Yoghurt Pancakes

fluffy greek yogurt pancakes
The cake contains yogurt and is completely healthy for you. It is less fatty and less sugary. Also, they are fluffy, light, and filled

3 . Oreo Cheesecake Batter Bites

Vanilla Oreo cheesecake
We suggest this cake because it contains protein due to the presence of cheese. Other than this, it also contains protein powder that makes it a protein-rich cake. It is light and contains fewer calories than regular cheesecakes.

4 . Almond Hazelnut Orange Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Orange and Almond Cake
The above-mentioned cake contains nuts, oranges, and chocolate. Also, we should mention that it is made with curd and no butter. Thus, it contains less fat and is moist. It is definitely a healthy option for you.

Tips for the Perfect Healthy Cakes

We get excited when we see cakes on our plates. But, no one knows the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy cake. You can not always convert an unhealthy cake to a completely healthy cake, but you can minimize its unhealthy factors.
Here are some of the tips and hacks that we suggest by which you can get a healthier cake and perfect as well:

1 . Replace Butter/oil with Applesauce

butteroil with applesauce
Butter is full of fat. We suggest you replace it with applesauce against the equal volumes of butter that you have removed. With this, you get a cake with less amount of fat.

2 . Reduce Sugar

Reduce sugar
Applesauce is sweet as well, so you don’t have to put in a lot of sugar. A unit of applesauce can fulfill one unit of sugar.

3 . Replace eggs with Ground Flax

Replace eggs ground
Flaxseed contains a high amount of omega-3 fatty acid and ALA (alpha-linolenic acid). This also helps us to provide various heart health benefits.
The above were some of our most common hacks to make your tasty cake healthy. We hope our ideas will help you.


Concluding the topic, we want to say that you can make your birthdays and parties exciting and healthier. It’s just that you need to do some search. We have mentioned the most common ways that you can apply to make your cake healthier. Also, while you are choosing a cake, you have to be choosy. Some of the cakes contain a very high amount of calories, i.e., about 500 to 1000 calories. So, you have to be aware of cakes like these and also those containing a high amount of fats.

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