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Scrumptious but not so naughty. Discover our delicious selection of low fat cakes from fruity sponge cake to malt loaf and toffee apple cake.

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  • The ultimate makeover: Carrot cake

    The ultimate makeover: Carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.121 ratings

    Angela Nilsen rethinks traditional ingredients and baking techniques to create a healthier version of a classic

  • Date, banana & rum loaf

    Date, banana & rum loaf

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.77 ratings

    A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free

  • Lighter lemon drizzle cake

    Lighter lemon drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.50 ratings

    Angela Nilsen gives one of our site's most popular cakes the ultimate healthy makeover by reducing fat

  • Slices of malt loaf with butter

    Malt loaf

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.94 ratings

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

  • Mango & passion fruit roulade

    Mango & passion fruit roulade

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.26 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

  • Lemon & violet drizzle cake

    Lemon & violet drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.44 ratings

    A simple and sweet all-in-one cake - ideal for Mothering Sunday

  • Fruity teacake

    Fruity teacake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.147 ratings

    Perfect with a reviving cuppa, this cake is a keeper and will happily sit in a tin for a week or so

  • Little toffee apple cake

    Little toffee apple cake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.9 ratings

    Get children aged 8-14 inspired in the kitchen by making an afternoon tea treat

  • Fruity sponge cake

    Fruity sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.50 ratings

    Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe

  • Banana & blueberry muffins

    Banana & blueberry muffins

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.283 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

  • Peach & almond muffins

    Peach & almond muffins

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.24 ratings

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

  • Skinny chocolate & cranberry muffins

    Skinny chocolate & cranberry muffins

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.25 ratings

    These gorgeous low-fat muffins make a great coffee morning treat, best served warm from the oven

  • The ultimate makeover: Chocolate log

    The ultimate makeover: Chocolate log

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    The lighter version of this much-loved festive treat keeps all of the chocolatey richness

  • Pear & toffee muffins

    Pear & toffee muffins

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.35 ratings

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

  • A sticky toffee pudding on a plate

    Lighter sticky toffee puddings

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 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

  • Fruitburst muffins

    Fruitburst muffins

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.82 ratings

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

  • Summer pudding

    Summer pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.40 ratings

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

  • Spiced fruit loaf

    Spiced fruit loaf

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.24 ratings

    A treat when freshly baked and spread with butter, then try it toasted for breakfast the next day

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