Fat-free cake: our best super-light recipes

Do you love cakes but are worried about their fat content? No problem, we present you our best super-light recipes for cakes without fat.

How to make a cake without fat?

Eliminate butter in cakes ? It’s easy ! There is a proven trick that will certainly surprise you. replace butter in cakes such as chocolate cake for example. It’s zucchini! No doubt you never imagined putting this in a chocolate cake, but it’s very effective!

The trick is to grate the zucchini and add it to the initial preparation consisting of 100 g of flour, three eggs, 100 g sugar, half a sachet of yeast and 200 g chocolate. In practice, do melt your chocolate in a double boiler and take the opportunity to wash a zucchini, peel it and grate it finely. Mix the sugar and the eggs and add the zucchini then the melted chocolate. Whisk vigorously then add the flour, baking powder and a touch of salt. Mix again and put your preparation in a mold. Cook for 20 minutes in an oven preheated to 180 ° C. During baking, the zucchini will allow to bind the cake and give it an airy consistency without changing the taste.

Fat-free cake: our best super-light recipes

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Fat-free cake: our best super-light recipes

Fat free yogurt cake: the right recipe

You can also use very little fat by making a cottage cheese cake 0% fat. In addition, with our tips and mistakes not to make when baking a cake, you are sure to succeed every time.

As for the recipe itself, use 500 g of cottage cheese, 100 g sugar, 90 g flour, 3 eggs and the lemon zest. Then all you need to do, while your oven is preheating to 180 ° C, is to mix the fromage blanc and the sugar and then add the egg yolks, flour and zest. Mount them whisked egg whites and gently fold them into the mixture. Pour into your high-sided pan and cook for 25 minutes.

⋙ See also:our best flourless homemade cake recipes

Our favorite cake recipe without fat and sugar

You can make an even healthier cake by removing sugar and in the substitute by a substitute such as:

  • the honey which, in addition to the more fruity taste, brings texture to the preparations;
  • maple syrup which gives a caramelized taste to your cakes;
  • agave syrup which is a natural sweetener and suitable for vegans.

But you can even do without these substitutes if you cook a fruit cake, like the Banana Bread. This cake without fat and sugar with banana is undoubtedly one of our favorite recipes (it’s healthy, super-fast and delicious)! You just need to overwrite three ripe bananas and mix them with two eggs. Preheat your oven to 180 ° C and mix 140 g of flour, a sachet of yeast and 60 g of almond powder. Add this second preparation to the first, mix everything well, pour into a cake pan and bake for 35 minutes of cooking. Difficult to make it simpler, don’t you think?

The recipe for fat-free and egg-free cake for intolerant people

All of these cakes, even if they are healthy, will not be suitable for people with egg allergies. But this time again, we have the solution! here is our recipe without egg cookies without fat to applesauce. Gather:

  • two very ripe bananas;
  • 100 g of applesauce ;
  • 50 g oatmeal;
  • 100g of flour ;
  • 20 g of cornflour ;
  • 1 teaspoon of yeast.

Start by mashing the bananas with a fork and then add the other ingredients in order, one at a time. Make a dozen small piles with the resulting dough and place them on a sheet of baking paper. Bake for 30 minutes in an oven preheated to 180 ° C. And that’s all ! It is also quite possible to incorporate cinnamon, ginger, chocolate chips or some dried fruit to vary the pleasures!

Express, our fat-free Thermomix® cake

It is also possible to very easily prepare a Apple cake fat free with a Thermomix®. While you preheat your oven to 190 ° C, put two eggs and a sachet of vanilla sugar in the bowl and whisk the mixture on speed 4 for 2 minutes. While letting the whisk run, gradually add 6 level tablespoons of flour (rice flour for gluten intolerant), two tablespoons of almond powder and a good teaspoon of baking powder. Add dices of three peeled apples and cut the Thermomix® immediately after. Put the dough thus obtained in a lightly oiled mold. Cook for half an hour and it’s ready!