Low fat carrot cake

Low-fat cake recipes

24 Recipes

Scrumptious but not so naughty.

The ultimate makeover: Carrot cake


(114 ratings)

Angela Nilsen rethinks traditional ingredients and baking techniques to create a healthier version of a classic
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Date, banana & rum loaf


(72 ratings)

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Lighter lemon drizzle cake


(47 ratings)

Angela Nilsen gives one of our site's most popular cakes the ultimate healthy makeover by reducing fat
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sticky malt loaves


(70 ratings)

There's something very satisfying about a cup of tea with a slice of buttered malt loaf - this simple, good-for-you version makes two and improves on keeping
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Mango & passion fruit roulade


(22 ratings)

There's no need to say 'no' to this fruity roulade, whisked sponges are famously low in fat – especially if you use yogurt instead of cream...
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Fruity teacake


(136 ratings)

Perfect with a reviving cuppa, this cake is a keeper and will happily sit in a tin for a week or so
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Fruity sponge cake


(43 ratings)

Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Banana & blueberry muffins


(255 ratings)

A low-fat muffin that tastes as good as it looks - they'll keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to a month
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Peach & almond muffins


(23 ratings)

These delicious low fat treats are perfect for a summer treat and can be served warm or cold
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Pear & toffee muffins


(34 ratings)

These gooey muffins are delicious warm when the toffee is still melty - you can reheat them in the microwave
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Lighter sticky toffee puddings


(24 ratings)

This lighter version of a sticky toffee pudding is packed with sticky dates and uses maple syrup instead of sugar – serve it with a dollop of Greek yogurt...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Fruitburst muffins


(74 ratings)

Get started in the morning with a low-fat breakfast muffin crammed full of blueberries, cranberries, raisins and apricots
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Summer pudding


(35 ratings)

This quintessentially British pud, packed with juicy summer berries, is so much easier than it looks, perfect for beginners
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced fruit loaf


(19 ratings)

A treat when freshly baked and spread with butter, then try it toasted for breakfast the next day
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • More effort
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